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Concorde: ten years and a billion pounds later

Edwards, Chris

Concorde: ten years and a billion pounds later

by Edwards, Chris

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Published by Plate Press Ltd for the Anti-Concorde Project in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Concorde (Jet transports),
    • Aircraft industry -- Costs -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [47-48]

      Statement[by] Chris and Liz Edwards.
      ContributionsEdwards, Liz, joint author., Anti-Concorde Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL685.7 .E33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5466167M
      ISBN 100902818244
      LC Control Number73169017

      Learn more about the Chrysler Concorde. See the Chrysler Concorde price range, expert review, consumer reviews, safety ratings, and listings near you.4/5. The $ billion in bonds was estimated to cost $20 billion in the long run; $ in principal payments and $ billion in interest over the next 30 years. California already had $ billion in bond debt and had one of the worst bond ratings in the nation. Proposition 1A stated that the entire HSR project would cost around $45 billion.

        "Each Concorde is young in airplane years having completed about the same number of take-offs and landings as a 3- or 4-year-old and the same number of hours as a 4- or 5-year .   A few years later I was able to achieve my dream as an F RIO and, on one bright spring Saturday afternoon in , exceeded my Concorde flight’s Mach speed, reaching Mach during the supersonic dash portion of a post-maintenance check flight at 50, feet in an FA Tomcat, pointed east out over the Atlantic, some miles east.

        Even nowadays, 15 years later, passengers on my flights always say to me, ‘You were so lucky to fly on the Concorde!’” But all good things must come to an end. All Concordes were powered by Rolls-Royce/Snecma Olympus engines capable of 38, pounds ( is from a year later. Read the article and the Concorde at the Technik Museum Sinsheim.


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More editions of Concorde: ten years and a billion pounds later: Concorde: ten years and a billion pounds later: ISBN () Softcover, Plate Press Ltd. {Source: Concorde:Ten years & a billion pounds later - ISBN: (as given in the book) or (as determined by Amazon)} - Hard to find booklet. At the end of production, the, as yet, unsold planes, G-BOAF & G-BOAG were sold to BA for a token sum of 1 each.

This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the future of air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the Concorde aircraft it celebrates. When the first commercial Concordes zoomed off the runways in Paris and London in the late s, crossing the Atlantic in just under three hours, they established a new standard for luxury flight/5(21).

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billion.6 This was approximately £ billion in pounds,7 equivalent to about $ billion in U.S. dollars. 8 Concorde aircraft were also expensive to operate, reportedly using almost three times as much fuel per passenger mile as subsonic aircraft.

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More common sources of such large numbers are the trillion-dollar /5(). There has never been a full accounting of how much it cost the British and French governments to get it there, but one modern estimate is about billion pounds in values, or about 11 billion pounds / $ billion USD in values.

Of the 20 Concordes built, six never carried any paying passengers. Configuration Aerodynamics 7/31/16 The TU The Tupolev TU was a Soviet Union contemporary of the Concorde.

It flew before the Concorde, on Decem Fifteen were built. It was similar in configuration to the Concorde with the notable exception that it had a retractable “mustache” canard (as well as the. In37 years after its first test flight, Concorde was announced the winner of the Great British Design Quest organised by the BBC and the Design Museum.

A total ofvotes were cast with Concorde beating other British design icons such as the Mini, mini skirt, Jaguar E-Type, Tube map, the World Wide Web, K2 telephone box and the Supermarine cturer: BAC (later BAe and BAE Systems).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Concorde. The Concorde airliner first took to the skies 50 years ago promising a revolution in air travel with its technical prowess and supersonic speed.

Former chief pilot of Concorde sells £, of aviation memorabilia to fund year-old daughter through flying school. Mike Bannister is selling host of memorabilia including cockpit instruments. “In its heyday, BA was making 30 [to] 50 million pounds per year in operating profit, but it was not financially sustainable after 30 years of service,” Stebbing said.

Money aside, Concorde. This aircraft made the fastest Atlantic crossing by any Concorde on 7 Februarytaking off from New York JFK and landing in London Heathrow 2 hours, 52 minutes, and 59 seconds cturer: BAC (now BAE Systems), Sud.

How many millions is a Billion. & How many billions is a Trillion. Ok, we know we all need to take a moment to get our heads around this one. Missing: Concorde.

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Already Britain, and France spent £ billion ($ billion) to reach this (and a London political economist has recently argued that the true cost is roughly three times this amount). 1 As. The comparison really ends there.

The Concorde’s first flight was five years later than the XB and it benefited from significant engineering and technical advances in that period.

A technological tour de force. Yet the Concorde was a technological tour de force in its own right. At Charles De Gaulle Airport, a Continental Airlines DC left behind a titanium strip on the runway.

5 minutes later, a Concorde, Air Franceran over the debris during takeoff. The first Concorde prototype took off from Toulouse in the south of France on 50 years ago on March 2, Aircraft had a cruising velocity of twice the speed of .How The World Will Look In ,, Years Time.

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