This is a NIB unassembled model kit. W/ EDUARD BIG ED BIG3341. The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies' first operational jet aircraft. The Meteor's development was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines. It was developed by Sir Frank Whittle and his company, Power Jets Ltd.
And development began in 1940. The Meteor first flew in 1943 and commenced operations in July 1944 with the 616th Squadron of the Royal Air Force (RAF). It proved to be a successful and effective combat fighter. 4 was the first of the type to be exported, and they served in the air forces of Argentina, Denmark, Egypt, Belgium and the Netherlands.Scale: 1/32 Skill Level: 3 Length: 15.6" Wingspan: 14" Parts: 101 - Painting and assembly required - 5 sprues - One decal sheet - Includes nose weight - Clear parts - Authentic surface details - Detailed cockpit - Two-piece fuselage - Air brake assembly can be modeled open or closed - Landing gear can be assembled up or down - Illustrated instructions. Experience with photo-etched parts is recommended. Cyanoacrylate glue is required for photo-etched parts.