The Last of its kind

Tom Spencer outlines the service of the final Meteor day fighter… the F.8

Photographed in March 1952, Sqn Ldr ‘Dusty’ Miller in his Meteor F.8 WH480 heads an immaculate formation from 41 Squadron. GLOSTERS

Gloster’s Meteor was the RAF’s first jet fighter and served in a limited manner during the closing stages of World War Two.

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