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Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde /ˈkɒŋkɔːrd/ is a British-French turbojet-powered supersonic ..... saving weight and adding strength. No auxiliary power unit, as Concorde woul...

Concorde: 40 fascinating facts - Telegraph - The Telegraph

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

Concorde may fly again. Seriously - CNN.com

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Sep 21, 2015 ... The aviation world is abuzz with reports that a group of Concorde fans may have raised enough money to get the supersonic jet back in the ...

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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 ...

Could Concorde ever fly again? No, says British Airways - BBC News

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Oct 24, 2013 ... Ten years ago today, our ever-shrinking world got a little bit bigger again. ... The only real reason for Concorde's retirement was politics Ben ...

Passenger Planes: Concorde - Infoplease

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The Concorde supersonic transport is perhaps the most widely recognized aircraft in ... On a typical flight, the Concorde cruised at Mach 2.02 (about 1,330 mph), ...

CONCORDE SST : FAQ

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It was all down to Cost: The Airlines were not making back the money spent on the safety modifications and other upgrades, with some other big costs coming up  ...

New 'Concorde 2' could fly from London to New York in an hour | UK ...

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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.

Why was the Concorde retired in 2003 despite having a good - Quora

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TLDR It wasn't economical anymore. (or so it was claimed) The long Version. Research and ... Air France wrote off a large sum too. In April 2003, both airlines  ...

What brought down the Concorde? - Dateline NBC - International ...

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Feb 1, 2010 ... It was the Concorde -- a powerful symbol of French national pride. Peter Peter Greenberg: You said it was a myth. It was bigger than life, wasn't ...

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The Concorde: A Supersonic Airplane Too Advanced to Survive ...

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Jul 1, 2015 ... Was the Concorde a triumph of modern engineering, a metaphor for misplaced ... “The idea of Concorde was bigger than Concorde itself.”.

The Quick 10: 10 Facts About the Concorde | Mental Floss

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Mar 26, 2009 ... 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 ...

CONCORDE SST : Technical Specs

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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" ...