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Concorde

BAC Concorde

G-BSST - BAC Concorde

09/04/1969 - f/f from Filton to Fairford to undertake flight trials - pilot - Brian Trubshaw
30/10/1974 - CoA expired
04/03/1976 - flown into Yeovilton for preservation at FAAM
26/07/1976 - opened to the public for the first time

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Role - Prototype Supersonic Passenger Aircraft Manufacturers - British Aircraft Corporation/Sud Aviation

Engine - 4 x Bristol Siddeley Olympus with reheat

Wingspan - 83ft 10ins

Length - 184ft 2ins

Height - 38ft

Weight - 326,000lbs Max speed - Mach 2.2

Range - 2,205 miles

Armament - Nil


Other exhibits in this hall

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  • Bristol Scout D Bristol Scout D
  • de Havilland Vampire T22 de Havilland Vampire T22
  • Westland Wyvern TF1 Westland Wyvern TF1
  • Handley Page HP115 Handley Page HP115
  • British Aircraft Corporation 221 British Aircraft Corporation 221
  • Hawker Hunter T8M Hawker Hunter T8M
  • Sea Harrier FRS.1 (XZ493) Sea Harrier FRS.1 (XZ493)

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