International Airliners: International Airliners 1960-1969, International Airliners 1970-1979, International Airliners 1980-1989

International Airliners: International Airliners 1960-1969, International Airliners 1970-1979, International Airliners 1980-1989

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Editorial Reviews - International Airliners From the Publisher Chapters: International Airliners 1960-1969, International Airliners 1970-1979, International Airliners 1980-1989, International Airliners 1990-1999, International Airliners 2000-2009, Concorde, Airbus A300, Airbus A320 Family, Airbus A330, Airbus A340, Airbus A380, Airbus A310, Airbus A350, Atr 72, Atr 42, Fairchild Dornier 728 Family, Casa Cn-235, Embraer/fma Cba 123 Vector, Dornier 328, Fairchild Dornier 328jet, Avion de Transport Supersonique Futur. Excerpt: The Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde is a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner, a supersonic transport (SST). It was a product of an Anglo-French government treaty, combining the manufacturing efforts of Aérospatiale and the British Aircraft Corporation. First flown in 1969, Concorde entered service in 1976 and continued for 27 years. Among other destinations, Concorde flew regular transatlantic flights from London Heathrow (British Airways) and Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (Air France) to New York JFK and Washington Dulles, profitably flying these routes at record speeds, in less than half the time of other airliners. With only 20 aircraft built, the development phase represented a substantial economic loss. Additionally, Air France and British Airways were subsidised by their governments to buy the aircraft. As a result of the types only crash on 25 July 2000, economic effects arising from the 11 September 2001 attacks, and other factors, operations ceased on 24 October 2003. The last retirement flight occurred on 26 November 2003. A former Air France Concorde (F-BTSD) is undergoing restoration works, and is hoped to be flying in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Regarded by many as an aviation icon, Concorde has acquired an unusual nomenclature for an aircraft. In common usage in the U... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=7045 Synopsis Chapters: International Airliners 1960-1969, International Airlin
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781157856504
Publisher: Books LLC
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 11.5 mm
Width: 150 mm
ISBN-10: 1157856500
Publisher Date: 15 Sep 2010
Height: 226 mm
No of Pages: 202
Series Title: English
Weight: 304.18 gr
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