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Concorde – A Sleek Miracle of Modern Technology

TIME FOR CHANGE

When It’s time for a change, you instinctively know the time is right.  Lockdown concentrated our minds, as dedicated health workers around the world became frontline soldiers in the war against COVID-19, while our lives ground to a halt.  I’m not sure how we can ever repay them for their sacrifice.

On the 50th Anniversary of the first flight of 002 – Sally Edmondson shares a personal memory

CONCORDE – A SLEEK MODERN MIRACLE OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY As a Concorde enthusiast, I am luckier than most; I flew on her twice, and my late stepfather was Chief Test Pilot, Brian Trubshaw. It grieves me to say I have no memory of 9th April 1969 – the day […]

Concorde – A Sleek Miracle of Modern Technology

On the 9th April 1969, as Concorde 002 was rolled out on to the tarmac, test pilot Brian Trubshaw had made a decision.  If there was no failure flag he would just keep on going and that is exactly what happened.

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