The only supersonic airliner in direct competition with Concorde was the Soviet
Tupolev Tu-144, nicknamed "Concordski" by ...
Sep 25, 2015 ... The Concorde wasn't just fast, it was actually one of the world's safest planes.
Here's why it stopped running in the first place.
Feb 19, 2013 ... This was certainly the glory days for the Concorde Jet Aircraft. Oshkosh 1988 was
the main stay event to display the huge aircraft. Lax security ...
Jul 1, 2012 ... http://goodadvice.com - The name Concorde is from the French word ... While
commercial jets take eight hours to fly from New York to Paris, the ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... Concorde – Concorde, to date still the world's only supersonic scheduled
passenger aircraft, was retired in 2003. No viable replacement is ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... Sir Richard Branson is set to order 10 supersonic jets, which the manufacturer
claims will herald a new era of 'affordable' supersonic travel.
TLDR It wasn't economical anymore. (or so it was claimed) The long Version.
Research and ... The Concorde was a watershed in terms of complexity and
scale in aircraft design when work began on its design in 1956. Controllable
May 12, 2016 ... The Concorde, one of only two faster-than-sound aircraft to ever carry paying
passengers, was one of mankind's greatest aeronautic ...
Concorde, the first supersonic passenger-carrying commercial airplane (or
supersonic transport, SST), built jointly by aircraft manufacturers in Great Britain
In 2003 the aircraft were put on show around the world. For full details see the
Fleet section. Why was Concorde retired? It was all down to Cost: The Airlines ...