Meteor Boys

Meteor Boys

True Tales from the Operators of Britain's First Jet Fighter – From 1944 to Date

Hardback224pp Illustrated241x162mm

9781910690260     Product Code: 506781


‘I saw a V1 coming in south of Dover and caught up with it about three miles south of Canterbury. I was flying at 400mph and had no difficulty overtaking …’ This book features long-form interviews with over 40 veteran pilots of the beloved Gloster Meteor, the RAF’s first jet-powered aeroplane, which came into service in 1944 and played a significant role in the early stages of the Cold War, despite being alarmingly accident-prone.

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