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Gloster Mars I Gloster Mars I

1921

Designed by H. P. Folland, the Mars I or 'Bamel' was a single-seat racing biplane: ...

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In 1923 Gloster built a two-seat private-venture research aircraft which became known as the Grouse, ...

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Gloster Grebe

1923

Gloster Grebe

Gloster Gannet Gloster Gannet

1923

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During early 1923 the Mars I was given extensively modified wings, had the fuel and ...

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Gloster I

1923

Gloster I

Gloster Gamecock Gloster Gamecock

1924

In July 1924, Gloucestershire Aircraft began work on an improved Grebe single-seat fighter to Specification 37/23 and ...

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Two aircraft were ordered for 1924 Schneider Trophy races.

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Gloster II

1924

Gloster II

Gloster Gorcock Gloster Gorcock

1925

Gloucestershire Aircraft's first military aircraft of all-metal construction was the third prototype Gorcock single-seat fighter resulting from ...

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Built for 1925 Schneider Trophy races.

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Gloster III

1925

Gloster III

Gloster Guan Gloster Guan

1926

The Guan single-seat high-altitude fighter was intended primarily to test the application of turbo-supercharged engines to fighters, ...

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Further development of the Gloster III. Three built.

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Gloster IV

1926

Gloster IV

Gloster G.22 Goral Gloster G.22 Goral

1927

One prototype flown in 1927. No production.

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Gloster Goring

1927

Gloster Goring

Gloster Goldfinch Gloster Goldfinch

1927

The second all-metal fighter designed by H P Folland, the Goldfinch was ordered in January 1926 ...

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During 1926, in which year Gloucestershire Aircraft changed its name to Gloster Aircraft, the company was approached ...

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Gloster Gambet

1927

Gloster Gambet

Gloster Gnatsnapper Gloster Gnatsnapper

1928

The Gnatsnapper was designed to the requirements of Specification N.21/26 calling for a single-seat shipboard fighter of ...

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The somewhat embarrassing situation caused by the introduction into service of the Fairey Fox day ...

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Gloster Gauntlet

1929

Gloster Gauntlet

Gloster VI Gloster VI

1929

Two built.

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One prototype first flown on 23 February 1932. No production.

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Gloster TC.33

1932

Gloster TC.33

Gloster FS.36  / TSR.38 Gloster FS.36 / TSR.38

1932

One prototype, first flown in April 1932. No production.

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An improved version of the high-performance Gauntlet, the Gladiator represented the pinnacle of biplane development in ...

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Gloster "Gladiator"

1934

Gloster "Gladiator"

Gloster F.5/34 Gloster F.5/34

1937

The last of the Gloster fighter designs created by H P Folland, the single-seat all-metal cantilever ...

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Designed by W G Carter to meet the demands of Specification F.9/37 calling for a twin-engined ...

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Gloster F.9/37

1939

Gloster F.9/37

Gloster G-40 Gloster G-40

1941

On 12 April 1937 Frank Whittle started the world's first turbojet aircraft engine, developed from ...

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The Meteor was designed to meet Specification F.9/40, the first such British specification to be ...

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Gloster "Meteor"

1943

Gloster "Meteor"

Gloster Trent-Meteor Gloster Trent-Meteor

1945

The Gloster Trent-Meteor has a unique place in aviation history as the aircraft which pioneered ...

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Late in 1944, Gloster began construction of an all-metal single-seat fighter designed around the RB.41 centrifugal- flow ...

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Gloster E.1/44

1948

Gloster E.1/44

Gloster Javelin Gloster Javelin

1951

Designed to meet the requirements of Specification F.4/48 for a two-seat twin-engined all-weather interceptor fighter, the Javelin ...

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The increasing performance of combat aircraft in the postwar years saw aircrews subjected to greater and ...

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Gloster Meteor (Prone Pilot)

1954

Gloster Meteor (Prone Pilot)



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