Tag: supersonic air transport

  • Crash and Retirement of the Concorde Supersonic Airliner: What Next?

       What more can be said by way of generality about Concorde that has not yet been said? Not much, I suppose, especially since criminal hearings are currently underway in Pontoise not far from the crash site. More detailed facts, incriminating or not, about the actual cause and chain of events leading up to the fateful crash are yet […]

  • Aircraft Spotters – Concord is alive and well!

    This exclusive photo taken recently at an undisclosed location shows Concord on final approach to landing at a private airstrip in the countryside. This particular unit was purchased from the fleet of Concords grounded after the fateful Charles de Gaule airport crash in Paris a few years ago. The person in the foreground is taking noise measurements with special equipment […]