Concorde Plane

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Facts

- In 1976 till 2003, the Concorde flew rich and famous people around the planet at supersonic speed.


- The Concorde flew at a top speed of 1,354 MPH and cruise speed of 1,320 MPH. Not only did the Concorde plane flew fast it also flew at an altitude of about 50,000 to 55,500 feet. The top altitude that it could fly up to is 60,000.


- Many of the Concorde Captains "Supersonic airliner".

If you think Geometry is confusing, take a look inside the Concorde Cockpit

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Exciting Dates in the Concorde history

- First flight: March 2, 1969


- Introduced: January 21, 1976


- Crashed: July 25, 2000


- Lost its certificate of Airworthiness: July 26, 2000

Regained certificate: September 5, 2001


- First operational flight with passengers (non-paying airline staff): September 11, 2001


- Returned to Commercial operations (also known as the day I was born): November 7, 2001


- Air France final flight: May 31, 2003

British Airways final flight: October 24, 2003


- Retired: November 26, 2003

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Ticket prices

- For a seat on the plane ranged from $10,000 to $12,000.

"Concorde may fly again"

- CNN believes that their is hope that the Concorde may fly again.


- "Club Concorde" has raised $186 million.

Concorde Exhibit

- The World's fastest jetliner retires to The Museum of Flight at Airpark.


- Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and tours are free with Museum admission. Concorde closes one hour earlier (3:30 p.m.) between September 6 and May 1.

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