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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concorde

Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger jet ..... Concorde needed to fly long distances to be economically viable; this required high efficiency from the powerplant. Turbofan engines were rejected ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/travel/98151/concorde-40-fascinating-facts.html

Jan 21, 2016 ... Intriguing trivia and facts to mark the 40th anniversary of Concorde's first commercial flight.

www.concordesst.com/dimentions.html

Production Concorde Dimensions. Overall Length, 202' 4" (61.66m). Length from nose to cockpit, 24' 0" (7.31m). Height from ground (ground to top of fin), 40' 0" ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3506613/The-mini-concorde-fly-40-passengers-London-New-York-3-5-hours-5-000-time.html

Mar 23, 2016 ... The'mini concorde' that can fly 40 passengers from London to New York .... The other is the Soviet-built Tupolev Tu-144, which ran for a much ...

mentalfloss.com/article/21276/quick-10-10-facts-about-concorde

That little "e" on "Concorde" was a pretty big deal at one point in time. "Concorde" is the French spelling, but U.K. Prime Minister Harold Macmillan got in an ...

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/new-concorde-2-will-fly-at-45-times-the-speed-of-sound-and-do-london-to-new-york-in-an-hour-flat-a6692216.html

Oct 13, 2015 ... An Airbus design for a successor to Concorde will fly at 4.5 times the ... of the skies to Boeing's backyard · How Airbus's bet on big went awry.

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/07/supersonic-airplanes-concorde/396698

Jul 1, 2015 ... “The only reason I was able to fly so much was because of Concorde,” my grandpa said, referring to his monthly business trips from Miami to ...

www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/about-ba/history-and-heritage/celebrating-concorde

British Airways Concorde made just under 50,000 flights and flew more than 2.5 m passengers supersonically. With a take off speed of 220 knots (250mph) and a  ...

www.infoplease.com/passenger-planes-concorde

The Concorde supersonic transport is perhaps the most widely recognized aircraft in ... It burned as much fuel as a 747, but carried only a quarter the number of ...

www.tenfactsabout.co.uk/0007concorde.htm

Nov 7, 2008 ... Ten facts about Concorde, the supersonic airliner. ... The other one was the Soviet Union's Tupolev Tu-144 which was much less successful, ...