Where can you see Concorde today?

Of the 20 Aérospatiale/BAC Concordes built, 18 airframes survive around the world today – as FlyPast’s Jamie Ewan details…

Prototypes

F-WTSS (001) – Musée de l'air et de l'espace, Paris-Le Bourget Airport, France

First flight: March 2, 1969 – Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (TLS) France

Operator: Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale)

Total flights: 397

Hours flown: 812hrs, 19mins

Number of landings: 397

Supersonic cycles: 249

Time supersonic: 254hrs, 49 mins

Final flight: October 19, 1973 – TLS to Paris-Le Bourget France (LBG)

F-WTSS (001) – the world’s ‘lead’ Supersonic Transport… 
F-WTSS (001) – the world’s ‘lead’ Supersonic Transport…  Clemens Vasters

 

G-BSST (002) – Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset, UK

First flight: April 9, 1969 – Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), UK

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, UK Ministry of Technology, Ministry of Aviation Supply

Total flights: 438

Hours flown: 836hrs, 9mins

Number of landings: 438

Supersonic cycles: 196

Time supersonic: 173hrs, 26mins

Final flight: March 4, 1976 – Bristol FZO to RNAS Yeovilton

 

Deemed as one of the most important airframes in the history of British aviation, G-BSST takes pride of place in Hall 4 of the Fleet Air Arm Museum
Deemed as one of the most important airframes in the history of British aviation, G-BSST takes pride of place in Hall 4 of the Fleet Air Arm Museum Alan Wilson

 

Pre-production aircraft

G-AXDN (101) – Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK

First flight: December 17, 1971 – FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation

Total flights: 273

Hours flown: 574hrs, 49min

Number of landings: 273

Supersonic cycles: 168

Time supersonic: 387hrs

Final flight: August 20, 1977 – Bristol FZO to Duxford

G-AXDN (101)  reflects at IWM Duxford…
G-AXDN (101) reflects at IWM Duxford… KEY-Jamie Ewan

 

F-WTSA (102) – Musée Delta, Paris-Orly Airport, France

First flight: Jan 10, 1973 – Toulouse TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale

Total flights: 314

Hours flown: 656hrs, 37mins

Number of landings: 314

Supersonic cycles: 189

Time supersonic: 280hrs, 49mins

Final flight: May 20, 1976 – Toulouse TLS to Paris-Orly  ORY

Today, Concorde F-WTSA (102) carries an unfinished Air France livery on ‘her’ starboard like ‘she’ did in 1974…
Today, Concorde F-WTSA (102) carries an unfinished Air France livery on ‘her’ starboard like ‘she’ did in 1974… AirTeamImages-AB II

 

Development Aircraft 

F-WTSB (201) – Musée Aeroscopia, Toulouse-Blagnac, France

First flight: Dec 6, 1973 – Toulouse TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale

Total flights: 423

Hours flown: 909hrs, 52mins

Number of landings: 423

Supersonic cycles: 247

Time supersonic: 339hrs, 25mins

Final flight: April 19, 1985 – Toulouse TLS to TLS

F-WTSB (201) has called Toulouse home since April 19, 1985...
F-WTSB (201) has called Toulouse home since April 19, 1985... Clemens Vasters

 

G-BBDG (202) – Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Surrey, UK

First flight: February 13, 1975 – Bristol FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation

Total flights: 633

Hours flown: 1,282hrs, 9mins

Number of landings: 633

Supersonic cycles: 374

Time supersonic: 514hrs, 9mins

Final flight: December 24, 1981 – Bristol FZO to FZO

The sleek lines of Concorde are evident in this view of G-BBGD ‘reflecting’ at Brooklands in early November 2022
The sleek lines of Concorde are evident in this view of G-BBGD ‘reflecting’ at Brooklands in early November 2022 KEY-Jamie Ewan

 

Production Aircraft 

G-BOAC (204) – Runway Visitor Park, Manchester Airport, Manchester, UK

First flight: February 27, 1975 – Bristol FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 7,730

Hours flown: 22,260hrs 11mins

Number of landings: 7,730

Supersonic cycles: 6,761

Final passenger service: August 30, 2003 – Grantley Adams Airport, Barbados TBPB to London LHR

Final flight: October 31, 2003 – London LHR to Manchester Airport MAN

British Airways flagship – G-BOAC…
British Airways flagship – G-BOAC… Runway Visitors Park

 

F-BVFA (205) – National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Washington, USA

First flight: Oct 27, 1975 – Paris TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale, Air France

Flight cycles: 6,780

Hours flown: 17,824hrs

Number of landings: 6,780

Supersonic cycles: 5,504

Final passenger service: May 30, 2003 – New York JFK to Paris CDG

Final flight: June 12, 2003 – Paris CDG to Washington Dulles International Airport

In the company of legends –  F-BVFA (205) on display at Washington’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
In the company of legends – F-BVFA (205) on display at Washington’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Alan Wilson

 

G-BOAA (206) – National Museum of Flight, East Lothian, Scotland

First flight: November 5, 1975 – FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 8,064

Hours flown: 22,768hrs 56mins

Number of landings: 8,064

Supersonic cycles: 6,842

Final passenger service/flight: August 12, 2000 – New York JFK to London LHR

G-BOAA – the sole example of the type on display in Scotland… 
G-BOAA – the sole example of the type on display in Scotland…  Alan Wilson

 

F-BVFB (207) – Technik Museum Sinsheim, Simsheim, Germany

First flight: October 27, 1975 – Toulouse TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale, Air France, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 5,473

Hours flown: 14,771hrs

Number of landings: 5,473

Supersonic cycles: 4,791

Final passenger service: May 31, 2003 – Paris CDG to CDG

Final flight: June 24, 2003 – Paris CDG to Karlsruhe-Baden-Baden, Germany FKB

Former Air France Concorde F-BVFB (left) forms part of Germany’s Technik Museum Sinsheim collection alongside an example of its Soviet counterpart – Tupolev Tu-144
Former Air France Concorde F-BVFB (left) forms part of Germany’s Technik Museum Sinsheim collection alongside an example of its Soviet counterpart – Tupolev Tu-144 Key-Jamie Ewan

 

G-BOAB (208) – British Airways, London Heathrow Airport (not on public show)

First flight: May 18, 1976 – Bristol FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 7,810

Hours flown: 22,296hrs, 55mins

Number of landings: 7,810

Supersonic cycles: 6,688

Final flight: August 15, 2000 – New York JFK to London LHR

Although not on public display, G-BOAB can be seen from various spots around Heathrow’s eastern end…
Although not on public display, G-BOAB can be seen from various spots around Heathrow’s eastern end… KEY-JAMIE EWAN

 

F-BVFC (209) – Musée Aeroscopia, Toulouse-Blagnac, France

First flight: July 9, 1973 – TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale, Air France, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 4,358

Hours flown: 14,332hrs

Number of landings: 4,358

Supersonic cycles: 4,200

Final passenger service: May 30, 2003 – New York JFK to Paris CDG

Final flight: June 23, 2003 – Paris CDG to Toulouse TLS

F-BVFC is one of two Concordes on display at France
F-BVFC is one of two Concordes on display at France AirTeamImages-Wouter Cooremans

 

G-BOAD (210) – Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, USA

First flight: August 25, 1976 – FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 8,406

Hours flown: 23,397hrs, 25mins

Number of landings: 8,406

Supersonic cycles: 7,010

Final flight: November 10, 2003 – London LHR to New York JFK

G-BOAD stands proud at a wintery Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum…
G-BOAD stands proud at a wintery Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum… Jorge Láscar

 

G-BOAE (212) – The Concorde Experience, Grantley Adams Airport, Barbados (currently closed)

First flight: March 17, 1977 – FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways, Braniff Airways

Flight cycles: 8,383

Hours flown: 23,376hrs, 7mins

Number of landings: 8,383

Supersonic cycles: 7,003

Final flight: November 10, 2003 – London LHR to New York JFK

The Concorde Experience at Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados is currently closed. Both its future , and that of G-BOAE, remains unclear…
The Concorde Experience at Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados is currently closed. Both its future , and that of G-BOAE, remains unclear… The Concorde Experience

 

F-BTSD (213) – Musée de l'air et de l'espace, Paris-Le Bourget, France#

First flight: June 26, 1978 – TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale, Air France, Banriff Airways

Flight cycles: 5,135

Hours flown: 12,974hrs

Number of landings: 5,135

Supersonic cycles: 3,672

Final passenger service: May 31, 2003 – New York JFK to Paris CDG

Final flight: June 14, 2003 – Paris CDG to Toulouse LBG

F-BTSD is the other Concorde on display at Le Bourget’s Musée de l'air et de l'espace… 
F-BTSD is the other Concorde on display at Le Bourget’s Musée de l'air et de l'espace…  AirTeamImages-Irfan Caliskan

 

G-BOAG (214) – The Museum of Flight, Seattle, USA

First flight: April 21, 1978 – Bristol FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways

Flight cycles: 5,633

Hours flown: 16,239hrs 27mins

Number of landings: 5,633

Supersonic cycles: 5,066

Final passenger service: October 24, 2003 – New York JFK to London LHR

Final flight: November 5, 2003 – JFK to King County, Tukwila, USA BFI

G-BOAG on display at Seattle’s Museum of Flight –
G-BOAG on display at Seattle’s Museum of Flight – Museum of Flight

 

F-BVFF (215) – Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France

First flight: December 26, 1978 – Toulouse TLS

Operator: Aérospatiale, Air France

Total flights: 4,259

Hours flown: 12,421hrs

Number of landings: 4,259

Supersonic cycles: 3,734

Final passenger service/flight: June 11, 2000 – Paris CDG to CDG

A dramatic night shot of F-BVFF on display at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport
A dramatic night shot of F-BVFF on display at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport AirTeamImages-Daniel Alaerts

 

G-BOAF (216) – Aerospace Bristol, Filton, UK

First flight: April 20, 1979 – FZO

Operator: British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways

Total flights: 6,045

Hours flown: 18,257hrs

Number of landings: 6,045

Supersonic cycles: 5,639

Final passenger service: October 24, 2003 – London LHR to LHR

Final flight: November 26, 2003 – London LHR to Bristol FZO

G-BOAF – the last Concorde built…
G-BOAF – the last Concorde built… Aerospace Bristol