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

The newly painted Meteor in 500 Squadron colours.

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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