DH Comet 1 prototype

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de Havilland DH106 Comet

de Havilland DH106 Comet

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DH106 Comet by numbers
First Flight:27 July 1949
Capacity:36-81 passengers
Powerplant:4 x Rolls-Royce Avon Mk 524 turbojets of 47,000N (10,500lbf) thrust
Range:5,190km (3,225mi)
Maximum Speed:805km/h (500mph)
Ceiling:12,200m (40,000ft)
Length:34.0m (111ft 6in)
Wingspan:35m (115ft)
Height:8.99m (29ft 6in)
Weight:34,212kg (75,425lb)


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