Gloster Meteor Jet Trainer by Colin Smedley

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Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 18.0" x 12.0"
Large 24.0" x 16.0"
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This two-seat trainer version of the 1940s Meteor fighter is the oldest airworthy British jet aircraft in the world.

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My real name is Colin but most people know me as Oscar. I took my first photos in the early 1950s and my favorite subjects are aircraft, natural history, trucks and traction engines. I use Canon EOS cameras and a mix of Canon and Sigma lenses. My website URL is

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  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 3 years ago

    Excellent Image Colin. First aeroplane I sat in at the age of 7 by a RAF uncle of mine and the aviation bug was hiding in there and bit me. Went solo at 16 1/2 (6 months before being able to legally drive a car on the road) Welcome to the Aeronautics & Aviation Group. – Ted

  • Thanks for the welcome Ted. My eyesight wasn’t good enough to be aircrew when I was young, It’s amazing now I’ve had cataract operations – 20/20! As a instrument fitter the Meteor F.3 was one of the aircraft I trained on. Colin.

    – Colin Smedley

  • muz2142
    muz2142almost 3 years ago

    Nice shot Colin.
    We have a Meteor flying in Australia – at the Temora Aviation Museum.
    It is an F8 version that was aquired from Britain in the 1980s or 1990s – it arrived here wearing a green/grey camouflage scheme. It now wears the markings of an RAAF Meteor that flew in the Korean War and shot down a Mig-15.

  • Thanks Muz. The last Meteor F.8 I saw flying was one named “Winston” at an Air Tattoo at Greenham Common about twenty years ago. i think I’ve a picture of it somewhere.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Walter Colvin
    Walter Colvinover 2 years ago

    Excellent image Colin. Great job.

  • Thanks for that Walter and for making it a favourite!

    – Colin Smedley

  • reflector
    reflectorover 2 years ago

    Wow! You must have a big lens to get such large “in frame scale” like this! An excellent subject and great fine details!

  • Thanks a lot! Glad you liked it enough to make it a favourite.

    – Colin Smedley

  • Colin  Williams Photography
    Colin William...about 2 years ago


    Brilliant Work !

  • Thanks very much Colin!

    – Colin Smedley

  • Vitta
    Vittaover 1 year ago

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  • Many thanks for the feature Vitta!

    – Colin Smedley

  • muz2142
    muz21428 months ago

    Nice shot.

  • Thanks again Muzz!

    – Colin Smedley

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