The Airfix 1:72 Gloster Meteor F.8 model kit, which is the Jet engine version of Britain’s first fighter plane, which is highly anticipated with its new vehicle sets, has been released.
This newly tooled release has two different engine intake types, two different canopy types, plus ventral fuel tanks and drop tanks, and features three unique schemes.
Measuring 158 millimeters wide by 191 millimeters long, this new release contains 111 parts and is rated a skill level 2, making it suitable for both novices and experts.
The three options selected include (A) No.500 Squadron (County of Kent), Royal Auxiliary Air Force, Royal Air Force West Malling, Kent, England, May 1953. (B) No.74 (F) Squadron, Royal Air Force Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, England, July 1955, and (C) No.350 Squadron, Belgian Air Force, Beauvechain, Belgium, the early 1950s.
Gloster Meteor F.8
The Meteor F.3 was the most many variants of the Meteor with 1,456 built. The F.3 entered service in early 1945 and was used to operate high-speed reconnaissance sorties as well as ground attack missions. The F.3 was also operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) in a similar fashion to the RAF.
The Gloster Meteor F.8 was the last Meteor variant to be produced
Design and development: the F.8 was developed from the F.7, with a more powerful engine and revised cockpit
Operational history: the F.8 saw service with some the air forces around the world
Variants: the F.8 was the basis for some of the next variants, including the NF.14 night fighter
The F.8 remained in service until the early 1980s, with over 3,000 being built
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