G-AMXD in BOAC livery

Photo- British Aerospace 

Airframe 106026


Registered – G-AMXD

To de Havilland Aircraft Company

See Log entries for – 20/8/54 22/6/55 22/11/55 9/57-1/58 3/59 1/11/60

Mk.2 Converted to 2E and transferred to Ministry of Supply in 30th September 1956.

Leased to BOAC in 1957 for development work for the Comet 4 Avon RA29 engine program.

Joined RAE 1st May 1959 as XN453 until 1973. Broken up [1992?]

Above images copyright Ian Marr

Excellent images taken at Farnborough on a Kodak Junior 1 camera when Ian was a school boy.  

This Mk2E Comet was registered G-AMXD for the Ministry of Supply. Here seen as XN453 in the early 1960s

XN453 of RAE, Farnborough

Photo – de Havilland