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de Havilland DH-106 Comet specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:de Havilland
Country: United Kingdom
First flight:27 July 1949
Entry into service:2 May 1952
Production ended: 1967
Production total:112
Series: Comet 1: First model
Comet 1A: Updated 1 with higher MTOW, greater fuel capacity
Comet 2R: Comet 2s were modified for use in radar and electronic systems development
Comet 3B: Comet 2 lengthened by 15 ft 5 in (4.70 m)
Comet 4: Comet 3 with greater fuel capacity
Comet 4B: 2m longer fuselage, and a shorter wingspan
Comet 4C: Comet 4's wings and the 4B's longer fuselage
Propulsion:4 jet engines
Maximum certificated number of passengers:101
Maximum certificated take-off mass:73482 kg
ICAO Mass group:4