Historic aircraft gets a lift to Staverton

The Royal Air Force is scheduled to move one of their historic aircraft to a new museum using one of their Chinook helicopters on Monday.

Historic jet prepares to fly again!

An historic jet is being moved to a new home in Gloucestershire. The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter. It's been at the gateway to RAF Innsworth for many years. Crews have been getting it ready to be airlifted by helicopter to the Gloucestershire Jet Age Museum at Staverton

Gloster Meteor prepares for lift-off

This Meteor T.7 will be flown by helicopter to a new base at Staverton Credit: ITV Westcountry

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is scheduled to move one of their historic aircraft to a new museum using one of their Chinook helicopters this afternoon

Currently located at Imjin Barracks, home of NATO’s Headquarters, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (HQ ARRC), the aircraft, an early 1950’s Meteor T.7, will be lifted by a Chinook helicopter and moved to its new home at the Gloucestershire Jet Age Museum, just outside of Gloucester at Staverton Airport.

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