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Gloster Meteor
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Korean War
During the Korean War, No 77 Squadron, RAAF, converted from their North American Mustangs to the Gloster Meteor operating them from 1951 until after the end of the conflict.

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Technical Details (Meteor F.8)
Crew  1, pilot
Engine  2 x Rolls Royce Derwent 8 cetrifugal flow turbojets, 3,600 lb
Span  37' 2"
Length  44' 7 "
Height  13' 10"
Maximum Speed  585 mph
Capacity  4 x Nose mounted Hispano Mk V 20mm cannon
External  2 x 1,000 lb bombs or 8 x 60 lb air-to-ground rockets

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