Aviation: Showing Off the Concorde

The British-French supersonic Concorde 001 took its first trip last week, but the journey was only a matter of a mile at the Sud Aviation plant at Toulouse, France. With front wheels jacked up so that the 38-ft. tail structure could slip through the hangar doors, the graceful goose was towed to a suitable display area where this week some 800 airline officials and members of the press will get a look at the craft. If all goes according to plan, the 191-ft. prototype will take off on its maiden flight on Feb. 28.

For Charles de Gaulle, the flight...

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