BAC-Sud; first British flight; Concorde 002; G-BSST; second prototype; landing; RAF Fairford; Gloucestershire; England; UK; Canberra; chase plane; ogival wing; supersonic; airliner; jet; jetliner; drooped nose; aviation; streamlined; black and white; pilot; Brian Trubshaw; aircraft; aeroplane; airplane; classic; iconic; transport; IPSV2803; IPSV0517; IPSV2806; IPSV0259; IPSV0243; IPSV2804; IPSV1775; IPSV5478; IPSV0519
BAC-Sud Concorde 002 G-BSST (often referred to as Concorde 01) was the second prototype and the first British-built Concorde. On the 9th April 1969 it took off from Filton and is seen on final approach at RAF Fairford, Goucestershire, at the end of the second Concorde test flight and the first flight of a British-built machine. The pilot was Brian Trubshaw. It had a Canberra chase plane also seen in the photo.
Vickers VC10; aeroplane; aircraft; airplane; airliner; Brooklands Museum; forward fuselage; test section; BOAC; British Overseas Airway Corporation; British Airways
This test section was built at Weybridge in 1960 to validate the maximum pressure differential of 9 lb's/in squared in the Barnes Wallis designed Stratosphere Chamber, and donated to the Museum in 1986. It was painted in BOAC colours by British Airways in 1992.
Concorde, airplane, aircraft, flight, flying, air, airborne, aerial, supersonic, speed of sound, British Airways, British, Bristol, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, South West, Avon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, West, West Country
Vickers; BAC; VC10-1151; c/n 851; former G-ASGA; BOAC; BA; RAF; 101 Sqn.; British Overseas Airways Corporation; British Airways; Royal Air Force; Brize Norton; aviation; aeroplane; airplane; aircraft; plane, EGVN
scanned transparency taken at Brize Norton in the 1990's. ZD230 was the first Super VC10, in service with BOAC and British Airways as G-ASGA. In the background is K.3 ZA147 'F', ex- East African Airways 5H-MMT
Concorde, airplane, aircraft, flight, flying, airborne, aerial, supersonic, British Airways, British, Bristol, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, South West, Avon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, West, West Country, At Bristol, harbour, harbourside
Aérospatiale; AS350B-3 Ecureuil; F-HEIN; helicopter; Jet Systems Helicoptères Services SA; Eurocopter; c-n 4740; Méribel altiport; France; Massif de la Vanoise; Département de la Savoie; French Alps; Alpes françaises