Rugby Shirt – Black – WK163 Scorpion
The Canberra WK163 logo displaying the Scorpion is embroidered on the chest.
The scorpion logo is significant in the history of WK163 capturing the world altitude record. On 28th August 1957, WK163 captured the world altitude record. Fitted with a Napier “Double Scorpion” NScD1/2 rocket motor WK163 achieved a height of 70,310 feet. After its record breaking flight the scorpion and record detail were painted onto WK163’s nose.