Gloster Meteor was the very first operational jet fighter used in SyAAF, in Kweres (Rasm Al Abboud) airbase 15 Meteor's lie scrapped...you may recognize the Night-Fighter ones which have their wing span wider and their radome longer, the one mentioned in the aerial imagery above is a NF also.
Meteor was debuted into SyAAF in Sept. 1952, Hafez Al Asad (the former president) was one of the first pilots whom flew Meteor in SyAAF.
2 SyAAF Meteor's were performing a patrol when located a RAF Canberra which was in Recon mission over Syria, Canberra was shot down..!! this occurred in Nov. 1956
In early 1960s and upon the arrival of MiG-15/17, all Meteor's were withdrawn from service although they were in full operational status