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Gloster Meteor by Russell Adams

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Returning to the skies, the oldest jet fighter in the world: British built Meteor to fly again 70 years after its maiden flight

Seventy years ago today Britain's first front-line jet fighter - the Gloster Meteor - took to the skies at the height of the Second World War and one will fly again

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from Houseology Masterclass

Buying Guide: Outdoor Furniture

Great for a glass of Pimm's and your summer book, the side of the sofa features an elongated platted table section.

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from Houseology

Gloster Grid Modular End Unit Left - Meteor/Granite

Passionately designed by luxury garden furnishing icons, Gloster, this charismatic collection is inspired by the relaxed style of Italian furniture and crisp simplicity of Scandic design.

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from Mail Online

Plane fans can bid for classic collection of post-war planes

The Gloster Meteor T7: The Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' first operational jet. Designed by George Carter, the ‘Meatbox’ first flew in 1943 and the first operational sorties were flown on July 27, 1944, by 616 Sqn at RAF Manston. The jet's first combat was against the V-1 flying bombs and its first kills were achieved on August 2. Expected sale price: £500,000

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Gloster Meteor III. Britains first operational jet fighter was deployed with 616 Sqn. in July 1944. This photo was taken at a base near Nijmegen in Europe durin...

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from Mail Online

'A book of heroes': Volume of 107 Battle of Britain pilot signatures goes on sale

A book of heroes': Volume of 107 Battle of Britain pilot ... More

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1945 the 1st speed record of over 600 mph is established by British pilot Hugh Wilson in a Gloster Meteor jet fighter at 606 mph.

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