A supersonic passenger-carrying commercial airplane. Flown between 1969 and 2003.
From 1993 to 2003, Andreas Spaeth flew on Concorde eight times. In this extract from his new book, he shares a unique insight into the supersonic airliner with this personal account of a journey that took place not long before the type’s retirement
Duxford is home to the world’s most significant collection of British-built airliners. Martin Needham pays a visit to the Cambridgeshire airfield in the first of a special two-part report
At the height of the Cold War, the East and West drew battle lines across land, resources, and technology. The supersonic passenger aircraft was a technological marvel whose race to production status echoed the state of warfare between the two superpowers. So, which was better: the European Concorde or the Russian Tu-144?
Key.Aero reveals the two ‘other’ models of the iconic supersonic airliner that never left the drawing board
Key.Aero gained privileged access to Duxford’s Concorde and captured the world-famous nose droop from inside the cockpit
This is how the legendary Bill Gunston described his 3.5-hr flight from London to Tehran in Concorde G-BBDG back in 1976