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The Concorde Story


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Acknowledgements · Foreword · Preface · The Background · The Formative Phase · Agreement with France · Taking Shape · The Other Supersonic Transports · A Stormy Beginning · The Turn of the Tide · The Flight - Acceleration · The Flight - Deceleration · Training of the Concorde Pilot · The Future · 21 Years in Service · Sub-Orbital Travel · Tragedy at Gonesse · Concorde’s return to service · Outlook · Gonesse Revisited · Reflections · Grand Finale · Appendices · Index

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The full story of Concorde; from inception to being taken out of service.

About the Author

Christopher Orlebar joined British Airways, then BOAC, in 1969, and he became a Concorde pilot and instructor in 1976 flying the aircraft for 10 years. He retired from BA in 2000. A Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, he is a frequent contributor to TV aviation documentaries, a lecturer and writer.


"I thought the many photographs in this book were outstanding and could be used as a reference for anyone building a model of the Concorde ... Overall, I just loved this book. The author really knew what he was writing about. He covered everything about this beautiful aircraft." --JAck Kennedy, IPMS/USA

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