Restoration Scene: From Medway to Malta

Robin Brooks relates the life of a much-travelled Meteor F.8, whose restoration has been completed at Malta Aviation Museum Foundation

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The newly painted Meteor in 500 Squadron colours.
MALTA AVIATION MUSEUM

Faced with an empty workshop, the team at the Medway Aircraft Preservation Society (MAPS, from 1988 a non-profit company limited by guarantee) was looking for its next challenge. Formed in 1977 out of the Medway Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the volunteers had established a small workshop at the aerodrome at Rochester, Kent.

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