de Havilland 100: Comet 4

Comet 4

In the de Havilland Comet 4, the British Overseas Airways Corporation had an aircraft able to rejuvenate a bit of national pride in commercial aviation, and to consign to history memories of the disasters that befell the original Comets. In conducting pre-delivery and route-proving flights, BOAC’s new flagships demonstrated their excellent performance to the full — and The Aeroplane was there to document these occasions

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