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Gloster Meteor F.8
Gloster Meteor F.8
Meteor F.8 VZ467 'Winston' of Delta Jets, put on a superb display at the Duxford Autumn Air Day in 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Single seat Jet Fighter
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Engines: 2 x Rolls Royce Derwent 8 Turbojets rated at 3,500 lb static thrust
Armament: 4 x 20mm machine guns
Dimensions: Wing Span: 11.3m (37ft 2 in). Length: 13.5m (44ft 7in), Height: 3.9m (13ft 0in).
Wing Area: 32.5 sq. metres (350 sq. feet)
Weights: Empty: 4,846kg (10,684lb). Max Takeoff: 7,121kg (15,700lb)
Performance: Max Speed: 598 mph (962 km/hour) at 30,000ft (9,144m) Service Ceiling: 43,000ft (13,106m) Max Range: 980 miles at 30,000 ft.
Operators: RAF
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