Commercial Airliners 1945-69

Tudor 1945: set a pattern which has bedeviled British aircraft in this class ever since. Conceived as the first new post-war civil airliner, the prototype revealed snags requiring expensive-and time wasting- modifications. After two years of non-stop alterations, BOAC called for a further 343 modifications. Two Tudors were lost without trace, casting doubt on their…

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