Tag: Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde

Concorde’s test pilot André Turcat passes away

Frenchman André Turcat, test pilot for the Concorde supersonic airliner, passed away on January 4, 2016. Born in 1921, he graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in 1940, joined the Free French Air Force in the final years of the war, was a doctor in literature, a Christian art history teacher, author and founder of the …

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Take-off at last for Concorde museum

A museum, visitor centre and home for the last Concorde to fly is expected to open in two and half years after the project was awarded a grant of £4.7 million by the National Lottery. The site will house a collection of planes, aircraft and memorabilia connected to Bristol’s aviation industry along with a shop, …

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