Cover image for De Havilland Comet
Title:
De Havilland Comet
Author:
Darling, Kev.
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Publication Information:
North Branch, MN : Specialty Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580070362
Format :
Book

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TL686.D4 D37 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

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Graceful though it was, the Comet was one of the first civilian jets to explode in mid-flight, caused by insufficient understanding of forces and loads. Later, the fundamentally redesigned Comet went on to long service with the Royal Air Force in an updated configuration, as the Nimrod.