The Harmonious Dragmaster
The Javelin is another of the UK's 'forgotten' types. A hulking brute of an aircraft, the
Javelin suffered a convoluted development period masquerading as a full introduction to RAF
service, and did not truly live up its design specs until no less than 7 different variants had been
produced. However, it gave sure and steady service and was the RAF's first missile-armed
jet interceptor, and the RAF's only delta-winged fighter type. Sadly it was also Gloster's last
Read on for the history of the Javelin.