The first two de Havilland DH.106 Comet 4 airliners are delivered to BOAC at Heathrow, 30 September 1958. (Daily Mail Online)

TOP: Delivery to BOAC at its Heathrow base on 30 September 1958 of its first De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 jet airliners. A few days later, on 4 October 1958, BOAC would operate the first ever-transatlantic passenger commercial services between London and New York.
BOTTOM: A British Airways aircraft undergoing maintenance at the Heathrow Engineering base.
Photocredit: British Airways, June 12, 2013

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