Comet 4 First Class Seats



First Class seats are done ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Pantry and Heads



Work in progress on the vestibule (main entrance), pantry and heads. Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit - 3D



Final improvements for the 3D panel ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit - 2D



Final improvements for the 2D panel ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Overhead Panels

The last two weeks have been spent on the overhead panels ... Read More...
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Autopilots

I’ve updated the pages about the Smiths Flight System ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit (continued)

A U-turn on my decision not to introduce the Comet with a 3D cockpit. Maybe it’s not so difficult after all ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Control Columns

And now, something to steer with ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Seats

At last, the crew has somewhere to sit! Read More...
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Comet 4 Navigator's Station

The navigator’s station completes the rear of the cockpit. Read More...
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50th Anniversary of Transatlantic Jet Travel

50 years ago, on 4 October 1958, the world’s first passenger jet service was opened by BOAC, with two de Havilland Comet 4s. Read More...
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Comet 4 Engineer's Station

The Engineer’s Station structures are complete. Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit

The 2D, X-Plane 8 cockpit is ready for testing. Read More...
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Comet 4 Engine Panel

There’s a good sense of things coming together – at last! The engine panel is now complete. Read More...
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Comet 4 Pedestal

The central pedestal has been a big block of work. Read More...
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Comet 4 Instruments (updated)

Standard six, navigation and engine instruments are complete... Read More...
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Comet 4 Instruments

Progress on the 3D cockpit has got far enough (see below) to start adding instruments, and getting a feel of what it's like to use... Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit

Work begins on a 3D cockpit, to provide 2D screen-shots in the short-term, and a full 3D cockpit in the long term... Read More...
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Comet C/N 6407

Photoshoot of Mike Pyment's Comet 4 Cockpit, C/N 6407. Read More...
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Comet C/N 6473 "Canopus"

Reconnaissance to the Cold War Collection, and "Canopus", at Bruntingthorpe Read More...
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Comet 4 Tail

The tail is now complete as an object file. Read More...
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Comet 4 Manuals

The enormous task of scanning more than a thousand pages of Comet manuals Read More...
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