De Havilland Comet
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The De Havilland Comet was the worlds first jet airliner and changed the future of civil aviation. The first Comet was rolled out of its hangar at the de Havilland factory in Hatfield Hertfordshire in July 1949 - only four years after the end of World War Two. At speeds of up to 500mph , passengers were experiencing the ride of their life so smooth and quiet compared to proper powered airliners.The Comet still looks like an aircraft from the future and it  achieved the first commercial transatlantic crossing by a jet airliner.