Gloster Meteor NF11 G-LOSM/WM167 Final Flight – Bruntingthorpe 5th January 2019

I certainly wasn't expecting the first aviation outing of 2019 to feature one of the rarest airworthy jets in the world. While the sight of a flying Gloster Meteor in the traditionally quiet early January was a welcome treat, it was most definitely bittersweet in that it would mark the final touchdown of a UK … Continue reading Gloster Meteor NF11 G-LOSM/WM167 Final Flight – Bruntingthorpe 5th January 2019

Warbird Tails What If – ME262 Vs Gloster Meteor

The first part of this what if series took a little imagination, it saw two German WW1 fighters in hypothetical combat. This made for an interesting, if unlikely comparison. https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/21876035834/in/photolist-zk7piC-zZwPrh-AeQMUf-Ai7NU6-zZCuVr-AfXgiG-Ai7LYn-Ah8YQB-zZt3LE-Ai2ML4-Ah3SPP-Ah3S3Z-AeKgmw-Ah3suB-AhLtvg-ztvJDZ-tYPJMd-qdzF62-p6fbS9-f89gyT-f6R6bT-tJGM5k-u1LMY3-rPNKL3-s7c8dd-rdo5WJ-qY4Jx1-qY3FTd-rfCxvp-qBU2jz-nA16fD-ngytqN-ngyiaZ-ny429x-n1cmXr-fZRxeh-fZRLae-fZRgEk-fZRaiw-fZR6y9-fFdwYQ-evXUep-ecv18k-dYR3Zq-dYKmex-dYR3XC-dYKmdK-dYKmen-cykASj-cykARd Todays situation is one that was much more likely to come to pass and would have presented the first jet against jet dogfight in history. … Continue reading Warbird Tails What If – ME262 Vs Gloster Meteor