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Daily Insight: Friday 1 March 2019: I still miss Concorde!

News It was 50 years ago this month that the Concorde made its first flight in 1969.  With a cruising speed of Mach 2.0, this airplane changed the way we did business, and remains my favorite commercial aircraft of all time.  The key difference is productivity....

Concorde First Commercial Service was Forty Years Ago

Forty years ago, on January 21, 1976, the Concorde made its first passenger flight.  The magnificent lines of this airplane still seem timeless, much as the Lockheed Constellation a few generations before.  The aircraft remains one of the most beautiful commercial...

Concorde – Ten Years Later

It seems hard to believe that the last commercial Concorde flight occurred ten years ago today.  Unfortunately, it is unlikely to be replaced in the near future, as fuel costs are now the major constraint on supersonic travel, which remains economically...

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