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Beyond the limits of imagination: what do the Comet aircraft failures teach us?

Sean Brady recounts the tale of the Comet jet airliner crashes of the 1950s and explains how the trailblazing accident investigation revealed a failure of imagination that holds lessons for all engineers.

Author(s): S. Brady