Ghost jet powered the Comet

A TURBOJET engine, only the second to be produced by de Havilland, powered the Comet. Named the Ghost 50, there were four of these (centrifugal flow) engines on the first Comet. It was a powerful engine and produced 5050lbs of static thrust. There were

A TURBOJET engine, only the second to be produced by de Havilland, powered the Comet.

Named the Ghost 50, there were four of these (centrifugal flow) engines on the first Comet.

It was a powerful engine and produced 5050lbs of static thrust.

There were 185 built in total and one can now be viewed in the de Havilland Heritage centre in London Colney.


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