The Supersonic icon for X-Plane 11
X Plane developer Colimata has spent two years pursuing a high fidelity product for one of aviation’s most recognisable aircraft – the Concorde supersonic transport – and the Early Release version has just been updated.
An aviation icon
Almost every flight simulation platform ever released has featured the Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde. It belongs to a unique collection of aircraft where you can truly say that it was revolutionary, utterly distinctive and recognisable by almost everyone on the planet. However, in the 16 years since it was withdrawn from service perhaps we have forgotten some of the extraordinary achievements of the Concorde.
The idea of a supersonic transport aircraft was first floated in the 1950s and it didn’t take very long before it was realised the task would be one of the most challenging in aviation history. It seemed that with every problem solved a new one arose as the designers were in completely new territory. However, with the backing of the