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Aircraft That Brought The Future – de Havilland Comet

As the world was paying a premium for rather an uncomfortable ride on piston-engined aircraft, the de Havilland Comet blew everyone away with its comfort and speed. But it had a lot of issues that led to its downfall. Read more:...

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If It Ain’t Boeing – I Ain’t Going. The Iconic Boeing 707 Story

Legend has it, that the famous slogan If it ain't Boeing, I ain't going was started around the time that the Boeing 707 showed up in the skies. This is the story of the jet that revolutionized jet travel around the world. For good....

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When Soviets Almost Beat The West: The Tupolev Tu-104

As the de Havilland Comet went through hard times and other manufacturers raced to present their own jet-powered aircraft, the Soviets beat them to it with the Tupolev Tu-104. But did they?...