Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"de Havilland Engines 1908-1962 - The exhibition hall at Leavesden." Overall view of exhibit of aircraft engines and scale aircraft models at the de Havilland Engine Company Ltd factory at Leavesden, Hertfordshire, England, circa 1962. Red twin-engine aircraft displayed in background, hanging from ceiling, appears to be the de Havilland DH.88 Comet "Grosvenor House" (r/n G-ACSS).

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aircraft industry
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Propulsion systems

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1962

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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