Airliners 1948-1959
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  The list of airliners is submitted in chronological order by date of the first flight. The airliners are the planes performing commercial passenger flights of at least one airline. The list is not yet complete. As soon as the relevant data is obtained the list will be updated.

Vickers VC-2 Viscount
1948 July 16
The first turboprop airliner.
More (in Russian with translation )...


SNCASE SE.2010 Armagnac
1949 April 2
The largest wheel-based production airliner with piston engines. More (in Russian with translation )...


de Havilland D.H.106 Comet
1949 July 27
The first jet airliner. More (in Russian with translation )...

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