De Havilland Comet 1949-97

An insight into the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the world's first jet airliner

De Havilland Comet 1949-97
Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780857338327
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Launched amid a blaze of British pride and technology, the beautiful de Havilland Comet was the world's first jet airliner. Its inaugural passenger-carrying flight in 1952 heralded a new era of luxurious, smooth and quiet air travel that was the envy of the world.

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Brian Rivas worked initially as a newspaper journalist on the Basingstoke Gazette before a career change to the hi-fi business; he lives in Somerset.

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Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780857338327
Illustrations: 175 color & 75 b-w photos
Size: 8.27 in x 10.64 in x 0.419 in / 210.06 mm x 270.26 mm x 10.64 mm