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Concorde
Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde was a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner, a supersonic transport . It was a product of an Anglo-French government treaty, combining the manufacturing efforts of Aérospatiale and the British Aircraft Corporation...
Timeline of Events
1969
3.2.1969
In Toulouse, France the first test flight of the Anglo-French Concorde is conducted.
4.9.1969
The first British-built Concorde 002 makes its maiden flight from Filton to RAF Fairford.
10.1.1969
Concorde breaks the sound barrier for the first time.
1973
9.26.1973
Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time.
1976
1.21.1976
Commercial service of ''Concorde'' begins with the London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio routes.
5.24.1976
The London to Washington, D.C. Concorde service begins.
1977
11.22.1977
British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
2000
7.25.2000
Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground.
2003
10.24.2003
Concorde makes its last commercial flight.
11.26.2003
Concorde makes its final flight, over Bristol, England.