The Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde was an aircraft jet engine for supersonic transport passengers of a supersonic aircraft. It was a product of a treaty Anglo-French government, combining the manufacturing efforts of Aerospatiale and British Aircraft Corporation. First flight in 1969, the Concorde entered service in 1976 and continues to commercial flights for 27 years.
Other locations, Concorde flew regular transatlantic flights between London Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in New York JFK, to fly profitable routes in record time in less than half the time other aircraft.
Built with only 20 aircraft, representing their development have a significant economic loss, in addition to Air France and British Airways subsidized by their governments to buy them. As a result of the accident type single July 25, 2000, and other factors, was flying his retirement Nov. 26, 2003.
Concorde name reflects the development agreement between the UK and France. In Britain, some or all of typeunusual for an aircraft simply “Concorde” to be known. The aircraft is seen by many as an icon of aviation.