Concorde

A supersonic passenger-carrying commercial airplane. Flown between 1969 and 2003.

Bringing Concorde to a new generation

Key.Aero chats to retired flight attendant Sandie Petch about the wonders of the iconic supersonic aircraft

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How did the Tupolev Tu-144 compare to Concorde?

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?

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The view from across the Atlantic

German aviation journalist Andreas Spaeth shares his personal account of visiting Concorde at Heathrow on the day the United States came under attack in 2001

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A Concorde freighter? The variants that never were

Key.Aero reveals the two ‘other’ models of the iconic supersonic airliner that never left the drawing board

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Piotr Butowski reveals the story behind the Soviets’ legendary supersonic airliner that challenged Concorde

WATCH: A captain’s view of nose droop procedure on world’s fastest Concorde

Key.Aero gained privileged access to Duxford’s Concorde and captured the world-famous nose droop from inside the cockpit

A droop-nosed Concorde lines up ready for take-off at Fairford. Below, a take-off from Heathrow. Note the small, twin-wheeled tail bumper beneath the rear fuselage. Feature Premium

Read one of the first ever Concorde flight reports

This is how the legendary Bill Gunston described his 3.5-hr flight from London to Tehran in Concorde G-BBDG back in 1976

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When Singapore Airlines operated Concorde... for a week

British Airways and Air France were the main users of Concorde, but there were two other airlines who wanted a piece of the supersonic pie but didn’t want to commit to buying the jets themselves, as Key.Aero reports

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43 amazing adverts which tell Concorde's story

The story of Concorde is one of engineering excellence and international cooperation at its best. Key.Aero has collated 43 advertisements which tell this tale from the perspective of the suppliers and partners of this unique supersonic airliner

The inside story of how BA made more than £500m profit from Concorde

After six years of losses on the aircraft, Jock Lowe - the former director of operations at British Airways - explains to Key.Aero how he turned around the supersonic airliner’s financial fortunes