Gloster Meteor F.2
      Gloster Meteor F.2

      Gloster Meteor F.2 Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Gloster Meteor F.2.

      An alternative engine version of the Meteor F.1 with two Halford H1s installed for prototype and trial purposes, which was eventually cancelled due to the production of F.3 already underway.

      Includes a free display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 17cm (6.75") and a wingspan width of 18.5cm (7.25").

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      Gloster Meteor F.2 Diecast Model

      Introducing the exquisite 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the Gloster Meteor F.2, an alternative engine version of the Meteor F.1. This meticulously crafted model represents an important prototype in aviation history, featuring two Halford H1 engines installed for trial purposes. Although the F.2 project was eventually cancelled in favor of the production of the Meteor F.3, this model remains a valuable addition to any aircraft model collection.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 17 cm (6.75 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 18.5 cm (7.25 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      The Gloster Meteor F.2 was an experimental variant of the first operational British jet fighter, the Meteor F.1. Designed to test the performance of alternative engines, the F.2 was fitted with two Halford H1 engines, showcasing the adaptability and innovation in jet propulsion technology during the early 1940s. Although the project did not proceed to mass production, the trials provided valuable data that influenced the development of future jet aircraft.

      The Gloster Meteor had several notable variants, each playing a significant role in aviation history:

      • Meteor F.1: The first operational jet fighter used by the Royal Air Force, featuring Rolls-Royce Welland engines.
      • Meteor F.2: An experimental version with Halford H1 engines, intended to explore alternative jet propulsion technologies.
      • Meteor F.3: An improved variant with Rolls-Royce Derwent engines, featuring better performance and handling.
      • Meteor F.4: A further refined version with structural improvements and increased speed capabilities.
      • Meteor F.8: The definitive fighter variant with advanced avionics, weaponry, and enhanced operational range.

      This aircraft model honors the historical significance and technological advancements of the Gloster Meteor F.2. As a pioneering jet aircraft, the Meteor series played a crucial role in transitioning from piston-engined fighters to jet propulsion. The F.2 variant, although not mass-produced, represents a critical step in the evolution of jet technology. This diecast model meticulously replicates the Meteor F.2, making it a prized piece for collectors and aviation history enthusiasts.

      Enhance your collection with this meticulously detailed Gloster Meteor F.2 diecast model. Its historical significance and exceptional craftsmanship make it a must-have for any aircraft model enthusiast. Order now and bring a piece of aviation history to your display!

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      Data sheet

      Model Scale
      1/72
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

      Specific References

      Hunter B18/04/2021
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