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Building Concorde  9781910809143

Building Concorde (Crecy Books 9781910809143)

€ 30.23
EU: incl. tax € 32.95
 
Category:Aviation Books
Subcategory:Airliners Jet
ISBN/Box:9781910809143
Publisher/Brand:Crecy Books
Author:Tony Buttler
Format:a4
No. Pages:150
Version:hb
Language:English
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Category Aviation Books, Subcategory Airliners Jet, ISBN/Box 9781910809143, Publisher/Brand Crecy Books, Author Tony Buttler, Format a4, No. Pages 150, Version hb, Language English

Concorde remains one of the most iconic and most beautiful aeroplanes ever to take to the skies and as a result many aspects of its development and its operational career have been covered frequently both in books and magazine articles.

However, this book provides genuinely new perspectives on the Concorde programme as it explores how this great aeroplane came into being, concentrating both on the design and development aspects of the aircraft and on the political background to this exercise in Anglo-French collaboration.

Early chapters look at the various supersonic transport proposals mooted both in Britain and France before Concorde. The following sections examine areas relating to the practical difficulties of supersonic flight such as supersonic booms. The narrative then moves on to how the British and French work was merged into a single programme.

Later portions of the book describe the flight test programme leading up to service entry in 1976 and the text is complimented by an extensive range of photographs and drawings, a great many of which are previously unpublished.

Over 350 Illustrations



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