Sunday, February 13, 2011

concorde: who remembers this aircracft?

3 Main features:
the first part of the fuselage could be tilted in order to increase visibility of the pilots, then, for supersonic flight, it was straight aligned with the rest of the aircraft

a balancing device allowed to move the fuel inside the tank in order to balance the aircraft for supersonic flight, when the pressure centre changed

3:30 hours to go from Paris to New York

Video: Youtube