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|DH106 Comet by numbers|
|First Flight:||27 July 1949|
|Powerplant:||4 x Rolls-Royce Avon Mk 524 turbojets of 47,000N (10,500lbf) thrust|
|Maximum Speed:||805km/h (500mph)|
|Length:||34.0m (111ft 6in)|
|Height:||8.99m (29ft 6in)|