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Maiden flight of Concorde en 1969

The Concorde, the British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated from 1976 until 2003.

The maximum speed of Concorde was over twice the speed of sound at Mach 2.04 (1,354 mph or 2,180 km/h at cruise altitude), with seating for 92 to 128 passengers. 

Maiden flight was done on 2 of March in 1969, Concorde entered service in 1976 and continued flying for the next 27 years.

It is one of only two supersonic transports to have been operated commercially. 

The other is the Soviet-built Tupolev Tu-144, which operated in service from 1977 to 1978.

2 mars 1969 Déroulé du premier vol du Concorde en 1969. Images d'archive INA Institut National de l'Audiovisuel http://www.ina.fr #INA #Science

Date: 01 Mar 2019 13:58 (UTC) category:

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