Tag: John Cochrane

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 […]

On this day … 9th April 1969

On this day 47 years ago, Brian Trubshaw and John Cochrane flew the first British built Concorde 002 G-BSST from Filton, Bristol to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.  The 22-minute flight was broadcast around the world, securing Concorde’s place in aviation history.    Brian Trubshaw was recorded as saying: “It was […]

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