Comet IV

From:         rna@leland.Stanford.EDU (Robert Ashcroft)
Organization: Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
Date:         16 Feb 94 13:13:52 PST
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In article <airliners.1994.928@orchard.chicago.com>,
 <Mark.Brown@dcs.qmw.ac.uk> wrote:
>The Comet IVs were safe, but by that time they'd a bad
>reputation, so everybody bought DC-8s and 707s instead. The rest is history.

There were other advantages to the DC-8/707s too:

Faster
Engines more accessible (not buried in wings).
Larger (?).

When did Comet IVs last fly scheduled service?

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