Show filter
Hide filter
Show scales
MasterCardVisaamex
1:500   1:400   1:200   1:72   other
Show brands
A4 Airport   AeroClix   Airbus Shop   Albatros   ARD200   AviaBoss   Aviation200   Aviation400   Aviationtag   B Models   El Aviador   Fantasy Wings   Flight Miniatures   Gemini   Herpa Wings   Herpa Snap-Fit   Hogan   Inflight200   JC Wings   KUM Models   Limox   Militaria Diecast  NG Models  Oxford Aviation  Panda Models  Postage Stamp  PPC Holland   Retro Models   Schuco   Sky500   Skymarks   Other

  Show only
Show materials
Mainly metal   Mainly plastic   Other or undefined  
Show availability
        
67 collectors online!
Airplanes Cars

RAF Gloster Meteor F3




Click on image to enlarge

RAF

Gloster Meteor F3

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet and the Allies' first operational jet fighter during WWII, entering service with the RAF in July 1944 and only retired in 1955. The F3 variant was introduced in 1945. Built for a crew of one, it was powered by 2 Rolls-Royce Derwent engines, thanks to Sir Frank Whittle's innovative if not revolutionary design capabilities. The Meteor had a top speed at 10,000 ft of 600 mph, a ceiling of 43,000 ft and a range of 600 miles. Its armaments could include guns, bombs or rockets.

Our Gloster Meteor F3 5897M is modelled on the aircraft used as a training aircraft post-war by the RAF Recruit Training section and based at RAF Hednesford. It is decorated in silver with red nose cone and black cockpit. The RAF roundel appears on the upper and lower wings and on the rear fuselage.

Of the 3947 built, five fully airworthy Gloster Meteors survive today although there are many in museums across the world.

 

Scale:  1:72 
Dimensions: see this page
Material: mainly metal
Stand: included
Brand: Oxford Aviation Info
Nr: AC095

In stock: 2

Added to website: 2024-06-03
RAF Hednesford, Staffordshire

Our price: € 21.60
≈ $ 23.29 excl. VAT
 
Collectors who bought this also bought:
Luftwaffe - Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Oxford Aviation 1:72)
Luftwaffe - Dornier Do 335 Pfeil
RAF - Heinkel 162 Salamander (Oxford Aviation 1:72)
RAF - Heinkel 162 Salamander

Customer reviews

No reviews yet. Only customers who bought this item can write a review.