Gloster Meteor F Mk.6

The Gloster Meteor F.Mk.6 was a proposal for an improved version of the Meteor jet, made early in 1946. It would have features Rolls Royce Derwent 7 engines carried in long engine nacelles, with the Mk.4 short span wings and the high tail designed for the Gloster E.1/44 single engined fighter. Work on the Mk.6 was abandoned in favour of the Mk.8, the final and best day fighter version of the Meteor.

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 February 2008), Gloster Meteor F Mk.6 , http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_gloster_meteor_6.html

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