Air International 1980-07
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Fighter A to Z
The first production Grebe II, this type entering RAF service in October 1923 and remaining first-line equipment until mid-1928.
A Gamecock I serving with No 43 Sqdn. RAF.
A Gamecock II in Finnish service.
The Grebe II was the first Gloster aeroplane produced in substantial numbers for RAF service.
The Gamecock I was essentially an improved Grebe and 90 production examples were supplied to the RAF.
The second prototype Guan with Lion VI engine and turbo-supercharger above the propeller shaft.
The second prototype Guan with Lion VI engine and turbo-supercharger above the propeller shaft.
A Mars X Nightjar at RAE Farnborough in 1922. Nightjars of No 203 Sqdn, RAF, operated in the Middle East during the Chanak crisis.