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Concorde fiasco.

Wilson, Andrew

Concorde fiasco.

by Wilson, Andrew

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concorde (Jet transports)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesA Penguin special
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL685.7 .W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5092913M
    ISBN 100140523065
    LC Control Number74164516

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Concorde: technical feat, financial fiasco. AFP 2 Mar The Concorde and the short-lived Russian Tupolev Tu, known as the “Concordski”, are the only passenger airliners to have flown faster than the speed of sound.

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The Concorde airliner first took to the skies 50 years ago promising a revolution in air travel with its technical prowess and supersonic speed. The first flight of Concorde's prototype was a successful half-hour test over Toulouse, southern France, on March 2, It would take another seven.

The Concorde airliner first took to the skies 50 years ago promising a revolution in air travel with its technical prowess and supersonic speed.

- A dream is airborne - The first flight of Concorde's prototype was a successful half-hour test over Toulouse, southern France, on Author: Olivier THIBAULT. The Concorde and the short-lived Russian Tupolev Tu, known as the "Concordski", are the only passenger airliners to have flown faster than the speed of sound.

While sound travels at around 1, kilometres ( miles) per hour, the Concorde was able to reach a cruising speed of around 2, kilometres per hour. Concorde has been a commercial fiasco, but there must have been scientific learnings that have benefited further airplane development.

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