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I got a 40% off coupon, so I got the Gloster Meteor F.1

Tier VII British Aircraft Jet Fighter

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Beorn_of_the_NorthernSea #1 Posted 13 May 2018 - 03:41 PM

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And I am SO glad I did.  Essentially 19 and change for a gorgeous tier 7 with 4 20mm cannons.  Turns nice for such a large jet.  I am only a bit concerned about how quickly the guns overheat, but other than that...  Thank you Wargaming for the out-of-the-blue 40%-off coupon!


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Edited by Beorn_of_the_NorthernSea, 13 May 2018 - 03:41 PM.

I am a newb scrub who started after 2.0.  I know...  I am truly sorry.  But this is looking fun!

Bubba_Zanetti #2 Posted 13 May 2018 - 04:25 PM

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Congrats!  There was an event where you could have earned it though.


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SpiritFoxMY #3 Posted 13 May 2018 - 04:40 PM

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View PostBubba_Zanetti, on 14 May 2018 - 12:25 AM, said:


Not like he could have traveled back in time to get it though.


Anyway, gratz on the Meteor - I've only flown mine once or twice so far and I find it a decent plane but not a really interesting or memorable one apart from the history. Maybe you could write a review about it in Quesnel's Community Contributed Guide to Premium Aircraft


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Reitousair #4 Posted 14 May 2018 - 04:18 AM

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View PostBubba_Zanetti, on 13 May 2018 - 09:25 AM, said:


Oh man I remember that... grinding out for the first tier 7 jet in the game, good times, good times...


Though the Meteor going on the prem shop was one of the reasons I left the game after 1.5... oh well, I missed a lot but at least I got the Meteor when it first came out!


Still though the Meteor Mk.I is a pretty strong tier 7 fighter, you pretty much have the firepower of a Hornet on a quick fighter though it's not the best at dogfighting it feels pretty good to use, and the beta camo (if you have it) looks really nifty to boot. Good tier 7 prem.


I do fly Chinese aircraft a fair amount so... *ahem*



I even made a custom skin for my IL-10M!


jack_wdw #5 Posted 14 May 2018 - 12:24 PM

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Wouldn't the Kostikov 302 been a better deal than the Meteor?

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View Postjack_wdw, on 14 May 2018 - 07:24 AM, said:

Wouldn't the Kostikov 302 been a better deal than the Meteor?


They are both great planes.  Meteor was definitely my favorite tier 7 fighter.  But I picket up the 302 on sale and it is right up there.  The 302 is great for getting out of sticky situations with an amazing boost.  I find that the 302 takes longer to destroy planes though.  Both are great and require 2 different play styles.

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