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In the two and a half years that Concorde has been in service with British Airways and Air France, the nine aircraft in service have carried 250,000 passengers, travelled 16 million miles and accumulated 15,310 flying hours. These numbers, though still small by airliner standards, are sufficient...
Concorde AIDS data is used by British Airways for Performance Trend Monitoring, engine control law verification and Low Cycle Fatigue life usage sampling. This paper outlines the requirements for these monitors with reference to the special needs of the Concorde powerplant, together with the...
The firm establishment of transatlantic Concorde operation provides a basis for a review of the last year and for a look at the future. Much has been spoken and written on the engineering and technological achievements of designing and producing Concorde and, perhaps less objectively, on the...
As far back as 1956, independent projects for a supersonic carrier were already on the drawing boards in France and England but it was only on 29th November 1962 that the joint agreement that led to the Concorde programme.
Two of the five Braniff International Airways pilots currently training in Britain to become the first Americans to fly the Concorde try out the Concorde simulator for size at British Aerospace's Filton, Bristol, training centre. They are left Captain Dale Duncan and First Officer W. F. Dugan....
The World is on the threshold of a technological revolution as important as the invention of the wheel, powerlooms, electricity and the assembly line. This derives from two related inventions, firstly that of the computer, and secondly that of a development variously known as the microprocessor,...
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