Aircraft Photo of 44-499 | Gloster Meteor F8 | Denmark - Air Force | AirHistory.net #502683
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:44-499
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Meteor
Aircraft Version:Gloster Meteor F8
C/n (msn):G5/373
Operator Titles:Denmark - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:StauningMap
Country:Denmark
Airport Codes:ICAO: EKVJ   IATA: STA   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Danmarks Flymuseum
 
Photo Date:6 July 2022
Photo by:Peter Vercruijsse
Photo ID: 502683
Photo Comment

This Meteor was delivered to the Danish Air Force in Jul-1951 as 44-499. In 1960 the serial was changed to B-499. It was withdrawn from use in Apr-1961 and struck off charge in Mar-1963. It then went into storage at Karup where it was noted 1975 to 1988. In 1988 it went into storage at the Danmarks Flymuseum at Billund where it was still noted in 1994. In Apr-2000 it arrived at the Dansk Veteranflysamling wich in Jun-2007 changed name to Danmarks Flymuseum, painted as 44-499 again.

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