Re: Questions about the DH Comet

Date:         11 Sep 97 03:35:31 
From:         dba@*spamnix*.uniserve.com (Brian Allardice)
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In article <airliners.1997.2100@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc@geocities.com> says:
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>I (Marc Schaeffer) wrote:
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>> > How did jets inside the wings perform, compared to the jets on the 707 etc?
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>> This design was unique.
>
>Hmmmm, there was the Tu104 which had also the jetengines inside the
>wings. It was the first commercial russian jet a/c. The Tu104 was a
>derivative from the Tu16 military a/c. It had two Mikulin AM-3M engines.
>Biggest problems were the unreliable engines and the pressure regulating
>system. However the design of the Tu104 did not even come close to the
>DH106.

The Avro jetliner also used a similar arrangement.....

Cheers,
dba