Meteor

Meet the Gloster Meteor F8 “Prone Pilot:” The Fighter Jet used to evaluate the advantages of coping with the effects of Gravity while flying Lying Down

Meet the Gloster Meteor F8 “Prone Pilot:” The Fighter Jet used to evaluate the advantages of coping with the effects of Gravity while flying Lying Down

Meteor F8 WK935 was selected for modification and joined the Institute of Aviation Medicine in the autumn of 1954. A… Read More

2 years ago

Supersonic Victor: that time a RAF strategic bomber dived out of control from 46,000 to 16,000 feet in 20 seconds

The Victor experienced maximums of about minus 3 and plus 5 G’s (more than airframe design limits), and the whole… Read More

5 years ago