The airliner that changed aviation forever

On Sir Geoffrey de Havilland’s 67th birthday in 1949, the aircraft that propelled the world into the jet age took to the skies for the first time. Key Aero examines the history of the revolutionary DH.106 Comet 

Shortly after the conclusion of the Second World War, the UK government formed the Brabazon Committee, which was tasked with examining the country’s future airliner needs.

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