DH-106 Comet DeHavillandItem Number: 815
DH-106 4C Comet airplane model. The de Havilland DH 106 Comet prototype first flew on July 27, 1949. It was an all-metal, low-wing, cantilever monoplane featuring several elements that were fairly innovative for the period. It was powered by two pairs of de Havilland Ghost 50 Mk1 turbojet engines buried in the wing roots. The engines were economical in operations above 30,000 feet.
Mahogany wood. Scale: 1/100. Wingspan 13.5 inches, Length 13 inches