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The jetliner race

The Jetliner Race

Ask any 1950s schoolboy, or anyone interested in aviation history or travel what the first jet airliner was and they will correctly tell you the de Havilland Comet. Ask them what the second one to fly was and you would no doubt get varied answers such as the Boeing 707, Douglas DC-8, the Sud Aviation Caravelle or maybe a long shot the Convair Cv-880. Almost nobody would correctly say the Avro Canada C102. This aeroplane first flew in Canada on 10 August 1949 just two weeks after the... more >
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BAC 1-11 360° pano

BAC 1-11 360° flight deck tour.

Click on image below to enter the BAC 1-11 360-degree flight deck tour.      more >
 

Boeing’s best selling baby

  From its entry into airline service with Lufthansa in February 1968 to the present day, you could visit any airport around the world and very likely see an example of Boeing’s best selling jet. With nearly 11,000 built,... more >

BAC 1-11 Passenger Cabin 360°

BAC 1-11 Passenger Cabin 360°

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The Spannermen

With the rise of many small independent airlines in the 1950s and 60s, there was a demand for companies to carry out major engineering work and checks for those airlines who did not have a dedicated engineering department but only a few... more >

Viscount Passenger Cabin 360°

Viscount Passenger Cabin 360°

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Felling of the giants

For over 50 years the travelling public have been used to flying on giant airliners. Sadly this experience is slowly coming to an end with manufacturers Boeing and Airbus both ending production of their Jumbo -sized jets. The Boeing... more >

Viscount 360° pano

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