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Inside Britain's Newest Jet

Known simply as the Gloster E.1/44, Britain's newest jet fighter may take the laurels away from the record-breaking Gloster Meteor. Although it has been flown, no performance data have been released. Powered by a single Rolls-Royce Nene turbojet engine of 5,000 lb. thrust, it breathes through twin "nostril" intakes. The cutaway below shows the design problems involved in building a jet fighter.

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