Can anyone confirm this???

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Can anyone confirm all this info. about the Air France Concorde Crash??? Reg No. F-BTSC Date of Entry into service: 23 October 1980 Type Of Engine: Olympus 593 No. Of hrs flown: 11, 898 No. of landings: 3, 978 Last A check: 21/7/2000 Last Major Overhaul: 28/4/2000 NB: No microscopic cracks. Phew i had a hard time collecting all this, know i need confirmation.
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RE: Can anyone confirm this??? Current registration F-BTSC Production Model Number 100 Maiden Flight 31st January 1975 : Toulouse, France Registration and Ownership history:- First Registered as F-WTSC to Aerospatiale 28th May 1975 aircraft re-registered as F-BTSC by Aerospatiale 6th January 1976 aircraft leased to Air France 8th December 1976 aircraft returned to Aerospatiale. 11th June 1979 aircraft re-leased to Air France June 1980 Aircraft converted to Type 101 23rd October 1980 aircraft was purchased by Air France Current Useage Owned by Air France and was not in regular service for a period up until June 2000. Crashed with loss of everyone on board : July 25th 2000. Notes F-BTSC(203), being a model 100, is the heaviest Concorde of all the Air France fleet: it is one ton heavier and two years older than the lighter and youngest F-BTSD (213). It had just completed a 12 month maintanence down period (D Check), after 12,000 hrs of flight (4000 cycles). The check involved visual, radiographical and ultrasonical checks. The work total 60,000 hours of checking, piece by piece. After which three weeks of ground tests took place before two flight tests were performed. The aircraft then returned to Service in mid June 2000 :: It had made 3978 landings :: It had completed 11,989 flight hours. In 1978-79 this Aircraft was the one used in the film "Airport'79 : The Concorde". There are some grabs from the film at the bottom of the page. On 2nd May 1989 this Concorde carried the current Pope John Paul II. Just take a look at www.concordesst.com I hope you won't be too disappointed after that, eh? :-) Frank

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RE: Can anyone confirm this??? ALL concordes use Rolls Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593's.
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RE: Can anyone confirm this??? Not at all Frank, i am very happy with my efforts, i didnt collect anything frm the net, i met a Concordefan guy, 62 year old British named Albert, he was a big help. I dont know why the net didnt strike me;)