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Following is a list of all de Havilland Comet books which are known to the author of this site. If you have additional information or feel that a book is missing please send an Comments on the books reflect the opinion of the webmaster.

Author Title ISBN Publisher Information
F G Swanborough Turbine-Engined Airliners of the World Aero Publishers Inc. USA
Temple Press Books, London 1962
Library of Congress Cat Card No. 63-13242
A quite old but good resource
Stewart Wilson Viscount Comet & Concorde 1 875671 21 8 Aerospace Publications Pty. Ltd. Excellent book.
196 pages. Published 1996
Helmut Gerresheim De Havilland Comet 3-613-01539-0 Motorbuch Verlag An excellent german book
134 pages
Philip Birtles Classic Civil Aircraft 3: de Havilland Comet 0-7110-1947-9 Published '88 (?), original price 13
Graham Cowell DH Comet - The world's first jet airliner Airline Publications and Sales Ltd. Published '72, reedited Jul'99
Peter Duffey Comets and Concordes 1-888-962-10-0 Paladwyr Press
1906 Wilson Lane apt 101,
McClean, VA 22102-1957,
Tel 703 356 8352, Fax 703 356 3937.
The personal experiences of a pilot who flew Comet 1 and 4, also Concorde, in airline service.
250 pages, many photos, 30 US$
A must
Martin Painter De Havilland Comet Published
in Jan-01
Detailed history of each Comet frame.
Philip Birtles
Ron Davies
Published
in July-99
Paladwyr Press
1906 Wilson Lane apt 101,
McClean, VA 22102-1957,
Tel 703 356 8352, Fax 703 356 3937.
Timothy Walker The first jet airliner:
The story of the dH Comet
Published
in October-99
Scoval Publishing Ltd.
PO Box 36 Ponteland
Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE20 9WE
Not recommandable
86000 words, 260 photos, 30.
David Foster Comet 1 investigations
Chris Ashworth DE HAVILLAND COMET IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE Aviation News
Philip J. Birtles THE DE HAVILLAND COMET SRS 1-4 Profile No 108
Derek Dempster THE TALE OF THE COMET David McKay, NY 1958
Derek Harvey THE COMET (FAMOUS AIRLINERS NO 4) Cassell, London, 1959
Henry Hensser COMET HIGHWAY John Murray, London 1953
RAE REPORT ON THE COMET INVESTIGATION HMSO, 1954
W. A. Watterton & Timothy Hewat THE COMET RIDDLE Frederick Muller, London, 1955

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