Gloster Meteor

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Gloster Meteor
Meteor on low level approach.
Meteor on low level approach.
Gloster Meteor cockpit.
Gloster Meteor cockpit.
Type Fighter aircraft, Military aircraft, Historical aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Twinjet (Jet aircraft, Twin-engine aircraft)
Manufacturer Gloster Aircraft Company
Author(s) Emmanuel Baranger (3D, FDM)
--aircraft= gloster-meteor
Status Beta
 FDM Stars-3.png
 Systems Stars-1.png
 Cockpit Stars-3.png
 Model Stars-4.png
 Hangar Helijah hangar
 Website The website for the Gloster Meteor developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Gloster Meteor.
Download Download the Gloster Meteor aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
License GPLv2+

The Gloster Meteor was an early jet fighter developed at the end of the second world war. With two engines for adequate performance, the Meteor was used to shoot down V-1 flying bombs.


This section contains a review.   Please note that statements made here are (mostly based on) a single person's opinion.

The model is easy to fly, but ailerons are a little slow to react due to the large engines on each wing. A fast aircraft, with low wing loading, allowing for low landing speeds.

A set of vintage instruments really enhances this model.


Close-up showing detail of the model  
Meteor on low level approach  
Lovely period instruments