Concorde

Flying Concorde was “truly magic”

Tony Yule, a former First Officer of Concorde, describes what it was like to fly the aircraft in an exclusive interview with AeroTime News....


Concorde versus Tu-144, the supersonic duel | Quiz

There were only two supersonic planes in the world: the Concorde and its Russian counterpart. But of the two, could Concorde be the slower one?...


How well do you know Concorde? [Quiz]

A true technological marvel, the Concorde showcased the potential of human ingenuity and knowledge. But how much do you know about supersonic jets?...


Supersonic Throwback: Concorde takes off for first test flight

This article was originally written and published by AeroTime News on March 2, 1969. On March 2, 1969, the dream of supersonic travel on the west side of the Berlin Wall took to the skies for the first time, as Concorde left its hangar to graze the skies and begin testing campaign. The first test flight, while a short 28-minute adventure in the sky with speeds only up to 430 kilometers per hour, “was “as perfect as we had expected,&rd...


Do you know first flight dates of these aircraft? [Quiz]

The date of the first flight is a monumental occasion for an aircraft's program. But do you know when some aircraft first flew? Take the quiz!...


Do you know which airlines retired these aircraft? [Quiz]

While airlines cannot be what they are without aircraft, sometimes the latter has to go for a variety of reasons. But do you know which airlines have retired some of their aircraft?...


Quiz: Who did it first: Concorde or Tupolev Tu-144?

Two SSTs raced to the scene in the 1970s, Concorde and the Tupolev Tu-144. A lot of "firsts" were claimed throughout the decade, but do you know which SST did claim certain "firsts"? Take the quiz and find out!...


From hairdresser to Concorde pilot: remembering Barbara Harmer

On March 25, 1993, Barbara Hermer "established" a very unique and exclusive club: the club of female Concorde pilots. However, the road to becoming a pilot of the supersonic aircraft was not an easy one....


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....


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:...