1990 – site created in tribute to L. E. [Ted] F. Young – published as cometra.co.uk
Site created using MS Frontpage and FTP Terrapin
All material sourced with much original input by people who worked with Ted, at Hatfield, Chester and elsewhere. Original input form those that flew Comets with BEA and BOAC.
Input from restoration projects and assistance from the staff at Dan Air and Duxford
1990-2007 – maintained and updated.
2007 – site withdrawn – logistical issues and ‘spam’ attacks.
2018 – site revived using WordPress – with updated materials
Issue with Home Page appearance on iPad – orange background removed
Links added to C/N in Air Frame Index and Production Lists
Links added to C/N in Registration Index &
Addition of images by Ian Marr of XN453 at Farnborogh
Two images by Ian Marr – of XA-NAR G-AOVU at Paine Everett, WA Nose section and restored cockpit
Updating Copyright and adding link to Frank Halford – Engineering genius
Updates to Videos – analysis of Mk.1 crashes and metal fatigue. Three Videos – one mans quest to restore a Mk.4 cockpit to simulator status