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#PAS11: Classic French jets: Concorde and A300

Photograph: AirSpace user commercial aviation AirSpace photographer commercial aviation has uploaded this picture to get you ready for the Paris Air Show, which we’re covering live all this week.His pic shows two classic French jets: Concorde and the A300. Later this week Boeing’s newest jets–the 747-8F, 747-8I, and 787–as well as Airbus’ A380 and A400M […]

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PICTURES & VIDEO: Concorde simulator restored to ‘flying status’ at Brooklands museum

If you thought that you’d missed the chance to take the controls of Concorde for a supersonic flight, think again. Thanks to the Brooklands Museum near Weybridge in Surrey, the original full flight simulator used to train British Airways pilots has been restored and is being made available for private hire. Continue reading… Concorde in […]

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On this day in 1969: Concorde’s first flight in the UK

British protoype Concorde 002′s (registered G-BSST) maiden flight from Filton, was flown by Brian Trubshaw (left) and co-pilot John Cochrane (right). For more images of Concorde see the gallery on AirSpace including a mock up of the interior and an image of the first landing back to Fairford on the same day (9 April 1969). Why […]

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Snowcapped Concorde

  Concorde on the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

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Concorde’s last commercial flight anniversary

Concorde made it’s last commercial flight five years ago today. Here Concorde G-BOAF is seen taking off from London Heathrow on a ferry flight back to retire at Filton, the aircraft’s place of birth. Flight published a Concorde timeline and I found it in the archives… Image courtesy Paul Dopson/APG Photography

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BAe Concorde

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