Concorde


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Concorde

supersonic jet of British-French design. [Eur. Hist.: EB, III: 66]
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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.
Officials estimated that around 5,000 people came to see Concorde arrive at Birmingham Airport and as many again came to see it depart at the end of the day with Solihull pilot Captain Andy Mills at the controls.
Increasingly dated and expensive to fly, less than three years later Concorde partners Air France and British Airways announced that the supersonic jet would be retired.
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Concorde enthusiasts are now being given the chance to tie the knot on board the plane.
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.
IT was a fantastic experience (apparently) to fly by Concorde.
One of the biggest collections of material tracing the history of Concorde is to be sold at auction in Warwick on Wednesday, writes Harry Hawkes.
There's no doubting the Concorde had its fans, but like all good things, it too came to an end, the curtains closing on the elite's day-tripping flight service on October 24, 2003.