de Havilland Aircraft Company - UK
4 x Halford H.2 Ghost 50 turbojet engines developing 5,000 lb of thrust each (paired in wing roots).
466 mph (750 kph; 405 kts)
42,651 feet (13,000 m; 8.08 miles)
1,491 miles (2,400 km; 1,296 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the de Havilland Comet 1 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
(Showcased armament details pertain to the de Havilland Comet 1 production model)
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry. The rating is out of a possible 100.
This entry's maximum listed speed (466mph).
Graph average of 375 miles-per-hour.
de Havilland Comet 1 operational range when compared to distances between major cities.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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