Discover the groundbreaking history of the Gloster Meteor, a British twin-engine jet fighter that revolutionised modern jet aviation. Learn about its design, development, and operational history, as well as its post-operational service, and its impact on the aviation industry. Explore this iconic aircraft that saw action in many conflicts around the world, and remains an important part of aviation history today.
For almost 80 years Martin-Baker has operated Meteors as ejection seat test-beds. In the January 2017 issue of Flypast Darren Harbar discovered the twin jet still had much to offer
Shlomo Aloni describes the combat career of Israel’s first jet fighter
Graham Pitchfork recounts the career of a Meteor pilot and the recce sorties he undertook in the Middle East