Posted on Jun 13, 2012 in Classic Military Aircraft
The Gloster Meteor claims a special spot in aircraft history. Under war time pressures, the first Meteor flew on March 5, 1943, and went into combat
against V-1 flying bombs by late July 1944.
Meteor Quick Facts
Max speed: 600 mph
Ceiling: 43,000 ft.
Range: 980 miles.
Type: Single seat interceptor,...