Concorde Characteristics

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Concorde
The one and only supersonic passenger airplane that existed up until now was the Concorde. The Concorde belonged to both the British Airway and the Air France and was released on 21st January 1976. The Concorde flew with a speed of 2172 km/h and had a takeoff speed of 402 km/h. It used the most powerful pure jet engines flying commercially (Celebrating). Concorde was 62 m long and still increased between 15 to 25 cm due to heating of the airframe as well as a wing span of about 25 m (Celebrating). Also it was painted with specially developed white paint to accommodate these changes and to reflect the heat off from the supersonic flight. Within the airplane was enough space for 100 passengers and 2.5 tons of cargo (Celebrating). In
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The Concorde belonged to both the British Airway and the Air France and was released on 21st January 1976. The Concorde flew with a speed of 2172 km/h and had a takeoff speed of 402 km/h. It used the most powerful pure jet engines flying commercially (Celebrating). Concorde was 62 m long and still increased between 15 to 25 cm due to heating of the airframe as well as a wing span of about 25 m (Celebrating). Also it was painted with specially developed white paint to accommodate these changes and to reflect the heat off from the supersonic flight. Within the airplane was enough space for 100 passengers and 2.5 tons of cargo (Celebrating). In order to make the plane do all of this certain principle have to be …show more content…
The Concorde belonged to both the British Airway and the Air France and was released on 21st January 1976. The Concorde flew with a speed of 2172 km/h and had a takeoff speed of 402 km/h. It used the most powerful pure jet engines flying commercially (Celebrating). Concorde was 62 m long and still increased between 15 to 25 cm due to heating of the airframe as well as a wing span of about 25 m (Celebrating). Also it was painted with specially developed white paint to accommodate these changes and to reflect the heat off from the supersonic flight. Within the airplane was enough space for 100 passengers and 2.5 tons of cargo (Celebrating). In order to make the plane do all of this certain principle have to be

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