1969: Concorde flies for the first time

#History

Tue, Mar 3rd, 2009 08:48 by capnasty NEWS

Forty years ago the Concorde, an Anglo-French supersonic airliner, made a perfect maiden flight. It would eventually become the fastest passenger plane in history, capable of speeds of up to 2,080 knots per hour.

  933

 

You may also be interested in:

CIA Cartography
Tech Titans, Hackers, Idealists Revisited
What Happened to the Hominids Who May Have Been Smarter Than Us?
The Sounds of Yesteryear
How the Olympics Have Changed