Royal Air Force 2000
Avro Shackleton AEW Mk 2
One of the best cockpit panels and the separate panels are ideal for display on a separate monitor, with almost no effect on frame rate.
" The AEW versions are converted aircraft from the original MR2 versions, 12 were converted and the first delivered in 1971 to RAF Lossiemouth and haved served constantly with no 8 sqn throughout their history.
The conversion involved the addition of the AN/APS-/20 search radar under the nose which came from the Fairey/Westland Gannets which were being withdrawn at the time. Crew consists of 4 flying crew and 6-8 operators. "
- Length: 92 feet 6 ins.
- Wing span: 119 feet 10 ins.
- Weight: E/L 64,300/100,000 lbs
- Power: 4 x 2,455 h.p. RR Griffon 57A
- Designer: Chris Lampard / Michael Davies
- Date: 20th March 1999/12th Jan 2000
|Full 2D cockpit ||Y||Shift 1|
|"Landing view" ||N|| |
|Virtual cockpit||Y||Usable. Built for Microsoft Flight Simulator 98.|
|Live gauges?||N|| |
|HUD view ||N|| |
|Separate panels||y||Shift 2|
|Radio VOR and ADF||y||Shift 3|
|Engine controls||Shift 4|| |
|Primary Instruments||y||SHIFT + 5 - Zoom panel with larger
These snaps were taken in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 over Hawaii.