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Rytis Beresnevicius
On this day: Concorde first landing in New York

After a lot of resistance from the local authorities and communities, Concorde was finally able to set its wheels on the landing strip at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on October 19, 1977....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Remembering Air France Flight 4590 Concorde Crash

Concorde was a true technological marvel. However, the supersonic dream ended in 2000, when Air France Flight 4590 crashed just outside Paris. We remember what happened on that day:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Emirates Airlines To Relaunch Supersonic Concorde Service in 2022

To regain its positions as the worlds best airline, Emirates had to make a very brave move. And it did - Emirates announced that it will commence Concorde flights in 2022, with 4 routes between Dubai and cities around the world....


Clement Charpentreau
History hour: 50 years ago, the maiden flight of the Concorde

Half a century ago, one event marked the history of aviation forever. On Sunday, March 2, 1969, at 15:38, the Concorde made its first commercial flight, reaching a milestone in a fantastic journey....


AeroTime Extra
5 Aircraft Which Will Revolutionize Travel In The Future

Planes today do not create the same mass media hysteria as they did back in the 60s and 70s, with such magnificent creations as the Boeing 747 and Concorde. But yet there is a lot of exciting aircraft that will change the way we all travel!...


Rytis Beresnevicius
The Lost Brother of Concorde: The story of Tupolev Tu-144

When we hear about supersonic transport, immediately in front of our eyes there is a Concorde soaring through the skies. But the story of the Soviet supersonic jet, Tu-144 is as fascinating as the story of Concorde....


Rytis Beresnevicius
The Arrival And Departure Of Concorde. Part 3

The future looked bright. Successful tests proved that supersonic travel is a possibility in today‘s world and that the future of aviation lies in the hands of those airlines, who will fly the Concorde name in the skies. But was the future really that bright for the supersonic transport aircraft?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
The Arrival and Departure of Concorde. Part 2

With everything set in stone, it seemed like the first ever Super Sonic Transport aircraft was ready for take-off in a few years down the line. The engineers set the deadline – the long-range Concorde was going to make its maiden voyage in 1970....


Rytis Beresnevicius
The Arrival And Departure Of Concorde. Part 1

Whenever we think of the most iconic aircraft, what does spring to your mind? You’re imagining a lot of aircraft, but one of them is probably a Concorde. Its outlandish looks and the revolution that it brought to the aviation industry left a mark to this day....


Bryan R. Swopes
History hour: The final flight of British Airways Concorde

The iconic British Airways Concorde made its final commercial flight on October 24, 2003....