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The British Airliner Collection Aviation History No.2 de Havilland DDH106 Comet 4 G-APDB



Added by Steve Jeal on 21 August 2020

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The world’s first passenger jet, complete with that characteristic jet whistle, triumphed over the tragic crashes of the 1950s to become the first non-stop, jet airliner across the Atlantic in 1958. Comet 4 G-APDB, now based at IWM Duxford, made the historic Eastbound record-breaking flight on 4 October 1958.

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