Capacity:100 passengers, and 1,300 lbs (0.59 tonnes) of cargo
Lenght:203 feet 9 inches (62.1 meters)
Wingspan:83 feet 8 inches (25.5 meters)
Take-off Speed:250 mph (402 kph)
Cruising Speed 1,336 mph (2,150 kph)Mach 2
(16,765 meters)Range:3,740 miles (5,943 kms
Engine: four Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593s
each producing 38,000 lbs (170 kn) trust with Reheat
The Concorde was a Franco-British project and the first
March 1969 : - Concorde 001 first flight, in Toulouse France.
The Concorde carries its own weight in fuel (105 tons)
The Concorde stretches 6 to 10 inches in flight due to the heating of the airframe.
The skin temperature reaches 260 degrees Fahrenheit at Mach 2
BA's Concorde have carried 2.5 million passengers.
Travelling westward, the Concorde lands at a local time earlier than the local time where it took off.
British Airways predecessor BOAC accepted its first supersonic passenger reservation in 1960;
service was inaugurated in 1976 (to Bahrain).
If at Mach 2, you putted a golf ball from the back of the cabin to the front,
it would be a very long putt indeed - the plane would have traveled five miles as the ball rolled.