Aircraft Photo of VZ608 | Gloster Meteor FR9 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #151189
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VZ608
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor FR9
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Winthorpe (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:Newark Air Museum
 
Photo Date:May 1977
Photo by:Ian Howat
Photo ID: 151189
Photo Comment

Never delivered. It was used by Rolls Royce as a test bed for the RB108 vertical lift engine (situated behind the cockpit). This did not make it fly and hover like a Harrier, fortunately.

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