Gloster Meteor

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Name: Gloster Meteor
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Security and Defense: Delivering the most aggressive blow

Surrounded by gentle slopes and verdant fields in the Jezreel Valley, the Ramat David Air Base is home to a squadron of F-16 fighter jets. Despite the pastoral surroundings, the pilots are continuously preparing for the worst.Dubbed by the Israel Air ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

The blueprint of the Jet Age: Secret archive of chief engineer who worked on development of revolutionary fighter plane engine

Henry Sporborg's company manufactured engines in the 1930sThey produced early prototypes for inventor Frank WhittleDocuments include 'secret' drawings, specifications and memosKick-started the 'Jet Age', which would go on to revoluntionise air travelIt ... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 11 2014]

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It was written to Sporborg and states: "I hope that if you are fully aware of the great importance that the Air Ministry attach to the development of this Whittle engine you will take all steps in your power to ensure that no unnecessary delay occurs in the completion of these engines and that you will do all you can to assist Power Jets Limited in their work."

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