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1/48 Korean War Gloster Meteor F8


Manufactured by: Airfix Models

SKU: AX09184
Price: AU$85.95
AU$77.50

US$56.54;  €48.53
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.
    The Gloster Meteor F.8 was a greatly improved version of Britain??s first operational jet fighter and arguably the definitive version of this classic aircraft. Seeing extensive service during the Korean War with No.77 Squadron of Royal Australian Air Force, the Meteor would be engaged in combat with the new Soviet produced MiG 15 jet fighter, which proved to be an extremely capable adversary.
    The Gloster Meteor maintains a significant position in the history of the Royal Air Force, as it became Britain??s first operational jet aircraft. Not willing to risk this technology falling into the hands of the Germans, initial operations were confined to UK airspace, particularly in combatting the V-1 Doodlebug threat. Indeed, once Meteors w

    • Manufactured by: Airfix Models
    • SKU: AX09184
    • Package Weight: 596g
    • 3 Units in Stock
    • Code: [L-07R-1]


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