Aircraft Photo of A77-368 | Gloster Meteor F8 | Australia - Air Force | AirHistory.net #43857
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:A77-368
Other Marks:368
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor F8
C/n (msn):WA952
Operator / Titles:Australia - Air Force
Location
City / Area:Canberra / War Memorial [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Collection:Australian War Memorial
 
Photo Date:27 June 2010
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 43857
Photo Comment

Built to an RAF order as WA952 but delivered directly to 77 Squadron RAAF in Japan on 8 Jan 1951. Flew 485 missions in the Korean War, including damaging a MiG 15. Named 'Rosemary' after the girlfriend of pilot Sgt Bob Strawbridge DFM. Returned to Australia 1955 and operated by 78 Wing RAAF Williamtown. In 1958 allocated to 22 (City of Sydney) Squadron, RAAF Richmond. Retired 1960 and allocated to the Australian War Memorial.

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