HK Models 1/32 Gloster Meteor F.4 Model Kit

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' first operational jet aircraft. The Meteor's development was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines, developed by Sir Frank Whittle and his company, Power Jets Ltd.
Manufacturer: Hong Kong Models
Availability: Out of stock
SKU: HKM-01E06
Delivery date: 1-2 days
$80.00

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We have updated the item number from HKM-01E05 to HKM-01E06 due to an error. For any orders placed as HKM-01E05 will receive HKM-01E06 and a free 1/144 Gloster. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' first operational jet aircraft. The Meteor's development was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines, developed by Sir Frank Whittle and his company, Power Jets Ltd. Development of the aircraft began in 1940, work on the engines had started in 1936. The Meteor first flew in 1943 and commenced operations on 27 July 1944 with 616 Squadron of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Nicknamed by pilots the "Meatbox", although the Meteor was not an aerodynamically advanced aircraft, it proved to be a successful and effective combat fighter.

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