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Airfix AX04176

AX04176
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Description:
de Havilland Comet 4B WAS £16.99. TEMPORARILY SAVE 1/3RD!!! The second World War had seriously affected Great Britain's abilities to proceed with airliner development, and it was realised that the USA would have virtual domination in this field unless steps were taken to catch up. The Brabazon Committee was formed in 1943 to look into Britain's post war aviation prospects, and a series of recommendations was issued in 1944; one of these was to produce an advanced turbojet powered airliner for BOAC.

The de Havilland company pursued design concepts which led to the D.H. 106 Comet in 1946, and in a very short period of time the first prototype flew of 27 July 1949. The Comet 1 first entered BOAC service in May 1952, becoming the world's first j
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Manufacturer:
Airfix
Code Number:
AX04176
Scale:
1:144
Item type:
Aircraft kits (injection)
Price:
£11.33
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 10+
Quantity Available At This Price:
In Stock 10+
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
Special Offers



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