October 2, 2022
Comet 4
Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: BOAC’s First Transatlantic Jet-powered Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, British Overseas Aircraft Corporation (BOAC) launches the world’s first jet-powered transatlantic flight in 1958. Using the de Havilland Comet 4, BOAC beat rival Pan American to the post by just three weeks. this was despite Pan Am launching a high-profile advertising campaign, announcing their intention to begin their service with […]

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