The plane that changed the worldAuthor: Carlton, JamesCode: 59050Price:AU $72.64Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date:01/06/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020
Four years after the end of the Second World War, at a small airfield in Hertfordshire, a brief event marked the greatest advance in civil aviation since the Wright brothers. The prototype of de Havilland's Comet airliner took off, carried out some simple manoeuvres and safely returned. The world had shrunk and Jet Age had begun.
Author: Birtles, PhilipCode: 59005Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/08/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020
At Hatfield Aerodrome de Havilland created the WW2 Mosquito, the first multi role combat aircraft. De Havilland companies pioneered turbojet development, leading to the Comet, the world's first commercial jet airliner. De Havilland developed guided missiles and the Blue Streak rocket. The DH 108 was the first aircraft exceed Mach 1 outside the ......