Can you go inside a Concorde?
19 answers. Yes you can walk through concorde but be aware it is set up with scientific implements as this was an original model and subject to tests when flying. They do have a couple of seats set up so you can see how it might have been when fully up and running. over a year ago.
What was it like inside Concorde?
“Concorde was extremely small, only about 100 seats. It had more like office chairs, bucket seats, and very small windows. It was noisy, extremely noisy, but I challenge anybody not to have a smile from ear to ear when they got on it.”
Where can I go inside Concorde?
Visit Concorde In Germany Sinsheim is the only place in the world where both supersonic airliners are on display. You can get inside both of them as well, so it’s definitely a museum I’m looking forward to visiting.
Does Concorde stretch in flight?
From a cruising altitude of 60,000ft, passengers aboard the Concorde could see the curvature of the Earth. Due to the heat experienced on the airframe, the Concorde used to stretch anywhere from 15 to 25 centimetres during flight.
Is there a Concorde at Yeovilton?
Concorde 002 first took off in April 1969 and following seven years of extensive supersonic testing, her last flight was made to the Fleet Air Arm Museum Yeovilton in July 1976, where she is preserved in one the Museum’s four exhibition halls.
Why did Concorde fly so high?
Concorde used to reach to 60,000 ft, a height of over 11 miles. So passengers were able to see curvature of the Earth. Due to the intense heat of the airframe, an aircraft used to stretch anywhere from 6 to 10 inches during flight.
What did you have to do to become a Concorde pilot?
The residential course included two months’ technical instruction, and at least 76 hours flight simulator training. Circuit work followed, with the trainees repeatedly landing and taking off. For successful candidates, the final hurdle was two months’ supervision on passenger flights.
When did the Concorde fly to the Museum of flight?
On its retirement flight to The Museum of Flight on November 5, 2003, Alpha Golf set a New York City-to-Seattle speed record of 3 hours, 55 minutes, and 2 seconds. Much of the flight was over northern Canada, where it flew supersonic for 1 hour, 34 minutes, and 4 seconds.
Where can I see the inside of the Concorde?
Step back in time to a supersonic blast from the past as Australian Business Traveller steps inside the Concorde for this ‘access all areas’ photo tour.
How is the first class cabin on the Concorde?
Forget first class – BA decreed the exclusive service level worthy of being christened ‘Concorde Class’. Yet what strikes every first-time visitor to the Concorde is how small and, by today’s standards, cramped the cabin feels. (The central air conditioner was obviously an ‘aftermarket accessory’…)