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Greek Engineer Helping Concorde Return to the Skies

A Greek engineer is at the forefront of plans to re-design the supersonic Concorde jet which could cut transatlantic journeys to just 3.5 hours. Lockheed Martin’s Peter Iossifidis currently collaborat... read more

Historic Concorde Supersonic Aircraft May Return to the Skies in 2019

in funds for their “return to flight” plan to get the supersonic Concorde aircraft off the ground. The Concorde first hit the skies in 1976 and was able to reach a speed of 1,370mph, crossing the Atla... read more

The Concorde May Return To The Skies

A French-British organization is working to determine if Air France's Concorde could return to limited "heritage" flight. The powerful Rolls-Royce engines last pushed the planes to supersonic speeds i... read more

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How do you bring an aircraft back from the dead?

"The only real reason for Concorde's retirement was politics, and that remains the single obstacle in the way of her return to the skies," Ben Lord of the Save Concorde Group told the BBC back in 2013 ... read more

Can the age of Concorde and supersonic flight return?

So how did Concorde have the freedom of the skies for 27 years? It helped that British Airways put up with it as a flagship loss-leader until 1980, when two of its pilots took over Concorde and hiked ... read more

New Concorde flights: Club Concorde aims to have supersonic jet flying again in 2019

The Concorde is set to fly again after a group of enthusiasts secured funding to help bring the supersonic passenger jet back to the skies. Club Concorde ... Thames to create a tourist attraction, and ... read more

Concorde fan club wants to put the plane back in the skies by 2019

Accordingly, the Concorde was sent out to pasture. But it might soon make a triumphant — albeit limited — return. The two-part plan begins with purchasing a Concorde currently stationed at Orly Airpor... read more

Concorde to return at crucial time for airline industry

But as important as the engineering changes, aviation analysts say, is the symbolism of the Concorde, the world's only supersonic jetliner, reclaiming the skies. "One of the icons ... saying its retur... read more

Air France Concorde lands in NY

PARIS, France --An Air France Concorde ... is to return to Paris from JFK on Tuesday. Both British Airways and Air France, the only airlines to fly Concordes, suspended operations to carry out multi-m... read more

Concorde Design Drawing To Be Offered At Auction

An original design drawing for the Concorde aircraft will be among the lots on offer when Bonhams returns to the RAF Museum in Hendon ... When the Concorde prototype 001 first took to the skies in Tou... read more

We Are Witnessing the Return of Supersonic Travel

The potential return of supersonic ... places orders for the Concorde before eventually cancelling — TWA, American, Continental, United, JAL and more. Even with this investment, commercial supersonic ... read more

Concorde Will Fly Again, Says Group With Massive War Chest

Club Concorde plans on doing just that, with an example stored at Le Bourget airport in Paris at the top of their shopping list. They want to acquire and restore the aircraft, potentially for a sum ar... read more

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