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Gloster Meteor FR.9

Eurodecals 1/48 Gloster Meteor FR.9 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review September 2018 Manufacturer Eurodecals
Subject Gloster Meteor FR.9 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48116 Pros Nice selection of subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (GBP) £13.95

First Look

Eurodecals has released a new decal set just in time for Airfix's 1/48 Meteor FR.9 kit. This set provides eight interesting subjects and is nicely printed by Fantasy Printshop.

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The subjects include:

  • Meteor FR.9, WB116, 11 Sqn/2 ATAF/RAF, G, RAF Geilenkirchen, 1955
  • Meteor FR.9, WX978, 8 Sqn, RAF, Z, RAF Sharjah, 1959
  • Meteor FR.9, WX962, 208 Sqn, RAF, Q, Middle East, 1950s
  • Meteor FR.9, WL265, 79 Sqn, RAF, L, RAF Laarbruch, 1955
  • Meteor FR.9, WB125, 226 OCU, RAF, UU-B, RAF Stradishall, 1954
  • Meteor FR.9, VZ611, unknown, RAF, BZ, UK, 1950s
  • Meteor FR.9, WX973, 79 Sqn, RAF, TG, RAF Guetersloh, 1953
  • Meteor FR.9, VZ601, 79 Sqn, RAF, RAF Guetersloh, 1959

This set provides a nice cross-section of time periods to illustrate evolution of post-war markings schemes in the RAF. Grab a set today!

My sincere thanks to Fantasy Printshop for this review sample!