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2 edition of Concorde story found in the catalog.

Concorde story

Christopher Orlebar

Concorde story

by Christopher Orlebar

  • 175 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Osprey Publishing in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concorde (Jet transports),
  • Jet transports -- Great Britain.,
  • Jet transports -- France.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Orlebar.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16219153M

    Mini Tours on Concorde tickets can be bought on the day from the Tickets Desk or you can pre-book your flight in advance using the details below. Pre-Book Your Flight. Pre-booking of the Mini Tours is highly recommended, especially during busy periods. Book Online. Please note there will be a small number of tickets can be bought on the day at.   The Concorde Story is a vintage documentary about the development of the world’s first supersonic airliner, it was filmed during the early, heady days of the now retired aircraft and it provides a fascinating look into how the Concorde came to be – starting with early designs from WWII.. With a running time of just under 1 hour, the documentary provides an interesting look into how a team.

    When the Air France Concorde crashed outside Paris in July , it looked like the end for the world's most famous airliner. In this updated edition, former British chief test pilot Brian Trubshaw gives his opinions about the causes of the Paris crash, the resulting enquiry and Concorde's future. The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde (/ ˈ k ɒ ŋ k ɔːr d /) is a British–French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated until It had a maximum speed over twice the speed of sound, at Mach (1, mph or 2, km/h at cruise altitude), with seating for 92 to passengers. First flown in , Concorde entered service in and continued flying for the next Manufacturer: BAC (later BAe and BAE Systems), .

    With just 55 completed flights and two fatal crashes, Concorde's Soviet rival, the Tupolev Tu, was one of civil aviation's biggest failures.   When commercial services began in , Concorde quickly established herself as one of the wonders of the modern technical world. This lavishly illustrated sixth edition traces Concorde's development from inception to withdrawal. It investigates how the Anglo-French Alliance tackled the Author: Christopher Orlebar.


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This fully revised edition of The Concorde Story, published to coincide with the anniversary of the aircraft's first landing at Heathrow, is a complete history of Concorde. When commercial air services were launched inConcorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world/5(37).

Orlebar's "The Concorde Story" is a very attractive book that covers events from development through operation to retirement, including the only accident in 27 years of service. I have to say this is one of the most thorough books about Concorde.

It has lots of information, many illustrations, an accessible language and even a description of /5(39). A "Concorde" of story and history Concorde, by Jonathan Glancey is a descriptive history of anything related to supersonic aircraft, not just the Concorde, a supersonic airliner which flew until Overall this book was informative as well as entertaining, but would get carried away at some points/5.

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Discover the remarkable story behind the supersonic jet, and follow. Flight was a charter destined for New York’s JFK airport on July 25th,carrying mostly German tourists headed to South America.

As it neared takeoff speed, the Concorde struck a thin metal strip on the runway, causing one of its tires to burst. The strip had fallen from the underside of a Continental Airlines DC that had.

Review. Here is the recently published seventh edition of The Concorde Story, a labor of love by author and former Concorde pilot Christopher this title was first published inthe author had been flying Concorde for British Airways for ten years.

This fully revised edition of The Concorde Story, is a complete history of Concorde, seen through the eyes of former Concorde pilot Christopher Orlebar. This new edition includes the after-story of the aircraft, including a list of where surviving Concorde Aircraft can be viewed around the world.

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Blackall (, Book, Illustrated) at the best. Orlebar's book The Concorde Story has been a bestseller since its publication in Now in its seventh edition, The Concorde Story has remained the most complete record of the history of Concorde in print since it was first ity control: ISNI:.

Now on to the book review: This book was written by Christopher Orlebar who was a pilot for British Airways, became a Concorde pilot in and instructor in He flew the Concorde for 10 years and retired in The book is a large format printed in high quality glossy paper.

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So began the introduction to the classic Concorde: New Shape in the Sky, the original edition of this book, published in The story is here brought up to date for the new millennium, covering some 20 years continued airline service, a decade of research effort to explore the prospects for a second-generation supersonic transport (SST), and.

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