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The legendary supersonic aircraft, Concorde, made its last commercial passenger flight amid emotional scenes at Heathrow airport, on this day 24th October, 2003. Concord was retired after 27 years due to a general downturn in the aviation industry after the 11th September terrorist attacks in 2001 and a decision by Airbus to discontinue maintenance support, British/French

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from Popular Mechanics

This Slick Jet Could Repave the Way for Commercial Supersonic Flight

This Slick Jet Could Repave the Way for Commercial Supersonic Flight 11/15/16 Boom Technology releases details about their two-seater demonstrator aircraft—the first privately-built supersonic jet

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It is not unreasonable to look upon Concorde as a miracle. Brian Trubshaw, Chief Test Pilot, 1967.

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concorde .......This was the most amazing flight that I have ever taken, and the quickest to London!

Concorde - first supersonic aircraft. Those sonic booms were pretty loud if you weren't expecting them!

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Concorde: There's no doubt in my mind that had Concorde been an American aircraft, instead of an Anglo-French one, the skies above us would be largely populated by supersonic passenger aircraft . .

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B52 Stratofortress -crossing the sound barrier- this is cool !!! And exceptionnal !

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eK6skhR.jpg (Ảnh JPEG, 2818 × 1895 pixel) - Đã chỉnh tỉ lệ (33%)

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wishespleasures: wishespleasuresLightning F3 & the Jag-E

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