Concorde

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....


Supersonic Throwback: Concorde takes off for first test flight

On March 2, 1969, Concorde started to write its own flight log as it took off for the first time ever: the French-registered supersonic airliner completed its first test flight, starting a long and difficult testing period that would eventually end in 1976....


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:...


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....


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....


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!...