Concorde


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Concorde

supersonic jet of British-French design. [Eur. Hist.: EB, III: 66]
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Now a new museum housing the last ever Concorde to be built and to fly has opened to the public for the first time.
Visitors can explore the history of Concorde, step aboard the aircraft, and be wowed by a dramatic projection show on to the supersonic jet.
The Concorde enthusiasts say they also have the investments needed to put another of the luxury supersonic jets on display in London.
As an example of the fragile relations between the two, consider the repeated bust ups and diplomatic fall out centred around its name, Concorde, which, ironically, was chosen because in English and French it means the same thing; agreement or harmony.
He has flown on Concorde more than 250 times and was able to mix with celebrities and world leaders, including Robert Redford, Michael Jackson and the Dalai Lama on some of his many flights.
The new CITG brand incorporates Concorde Informatics and the company's recent acquisitions Phase CRS, Control Key and RW Communications to create a nationwide IT support and service organisation.
But tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the horrifying disaster that brought the Concorde dream to an end, when a flight from Paris to New York crashed just seconds after take-off, killing 113 people.
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Concorde enthusiasts are now being given the chance to tie the knot on board the plane.
Byline: Couples are being given the chance to walk down an aisle with a difference - on Concorde.
Flying at more than twice the speed of sound aboard the first Concorde prototype, they saw an unprecedented 74 minutes of totality.
On our special Concorde Day, you will enjoy an unforgettable tour on board Concorde 216 - Alpha Foxtrot, where you can sit in one of the aircraft's original seats and have your photo taken by the famous Mach 2 sign.
Air France Flight AF4590 - a Concorde - crashed just after takeoff, exploding in a fireball and killing 113 people - 109 on board and four in a hotel behind the runway onto which the plane fell.