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1992 Press Photo De Havilland Comet Jetliner Comet 4 - RRW57025

$12.33
AdID: 1077704

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRW57025

Height: 9

Width: 10

Source: Rogers

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This is an original press photo. The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the world's first commercial jet airliner to reach production.[N 2] Developed and manufactured by de Havilland at the Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom headquarters, it first flew in 1949 and was a landmark in aeronautical design.[5] It featured an extremely aerodynamically clean design with its four de Havilland Ghost turbojet engines buried into the wings, a low-noise pressurised cabin, and large windows; for the era, it was an exceptionally comfortable design for passengers and showed signs of being a major success in the first year upon launching.Photo measures 10 x 9inches. Photo is dated 08-08-1992.