Meteor Jet Pilots seat. Hurricane seat
The Gloster Meteor jet entered service with the RAF 27th July 1944. As it was a Gloster made aircraft it incorporated some existing aircraft parts including the pilots seat and parts of the column control amongst other items.
The Meteor was the first jet powered aircraft to enter service with the RAF
For sale is this complete Meteor seat with the mounts and raising handle as fitted early versions of this aircraft. Complete units are hard to find in this condition. Many seats have been used in Hurricane restorations and are sought after by, not only early jet collectors, but by Hurricane restoration companies and collectors
Other than paint lose there is no evident damage to the seat or to the mount.
Photos show the item fitted in a Hawker Hurricane
Any inspection welcome
Potential buyers must contact me for shipping quotes or the item can be collected by arrangement
This item DOE NOT ship for free