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Gloster Meteor

528 MrMelanchology  8 months ago

This is my first jet i’m uploading. I’ve made better but this was one of the first jets that saw service, so I thought I’d make this my first jet to upload.

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' only jet aircraft to achieve combat operations during the Second World War. The Meteor's development was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines, pioneered by Frank Whittle and his company, Power Jets Ltd. Development of the aircraft began in 1940, although work on the engines had been under way since 1936. The Meteor first flew in 1943 and commenced operations on 27 July 1944 with No. 616 Squadron RAF. The Meteor was not a sophisticated aircraft in its aerodynamics, but proved to be a successful combat fighter.
(Wikipedia)

AG-5 Is for parachute.

And most importantly, Fly High and Don’t Die.

General Characteristics

  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 43.2ft (13.2m)
  • Length 39.8ft (12.1m)
  • Height 12.4ft (3.8m)
  • Empty Weight 15,478lbs (7,020kg)
  • Loaded Weight 24,600lbs (11,158kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 2.74
  • Wing Loading 41.1lbs/ft2 (200.8kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 598.1ft2 (55.6m2)
  • Drag Points 4549

Parts

  • Number of Parts 54
  • Control Surfaces 6