Gloster Meteor


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The Gloster Meteor was Britain's first jet fighter and the Allies first operational jet, entering service with the RAF in 1944. The Meteor served with several air forces and even saw combat in Korea!

This kit, designed by Jim Young, isn't for beginning builders or flyers! It requires some advanced building techniques including planking, fiberglassing, and retracts installation.

All major parts are pre-cut from balsa and plywood, with the builder left to select wood and hardware to complete the model. Assembly instructions are available on our Downloads page.

  • 1:10 Scale
  • Wing Span: 51.6"
  • Length: 61.45
  • Wing Area: 668 in^2
  • Weight Target < 100 oz.
  • Wing Loading: ~22oz/ft^2
  • Power 2 x Minifan 480, 2 x 4S 5000mAhr LiPo
This is a short kit - it includes laser-cut balsa and plywood, printed plans, and a vacuum-formed clear plastic canopy.

  • Model: 52
  • Designer/Source: Jim Young - T&J Models

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