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Have You Ever Flown Concorde  
User currently offlineAerofan From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1536 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 5258 times:

I did - LHR-JFK February 1997

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User currently offlineFbgdavidson From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 3767 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 5244 times:

Yes, September 2002 LHR-JFK
Trip report http://www.airliners.net/discussions/trip_reports/read.main/50487/

Although I do have a book that has been on Concorde more times than me!

"My first job was selling doors, door to door, that's a tough job innit" - Bill Bailey
User currently offlineEmiratesA345 From Canada, joined Jun 2003, 2123 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 5232 times:

I also have.


October 3, 2004


You and I were meant to fly, Air Canada!
User currently offlineMegatop From Denmark, joined May 1999, 349 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 5223 times:

Back in may 1988 I was in a promotion flight onboard AF Concorde. The flight was about 1h15m. It took us from AAL (Denmark) over south Norway out to the Shetland Island. Then back over Scotland to Denmark.

We reached M1.00 after only 7 min, and M2.00 was reached after 12 min. The altitude was between 60,000 and 62,000 feet.

Great ride.


User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 5222 times:

In 1982. LHR-JFK. I had recieved a large bonus and thought it would be a blast! I was living in Germany so I hopped a ride to LHR and off I went. Great ride. Sad they are gone.

User currently offlineLa Carlota From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 358 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 5216 times:

Twice. One BA, one AF, both in the same year, 1999.

-- First one (BA) on Jul. 25. It was a long awaited (for me) champagne flight out of LHR. Early that year I feared for some reason that Concordes were soon to be gone forever, so I made myself that gift for my birthday. It was on board G-BOAE and it took over the Atlantic. Flight time was 1h17'. This is the picture of that day before taking off and while I was actually on board:

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Photo © Chris Sheldon

-- Second one (AF) was on Nov. 11. As a journalist, I was invited for a special ride CDG-BCN on board F-BVFB to promote in the Spanish market the Concorde connection to JFK at CDG. We took the long route over the Mediterranean in order to be able to reach the supersonic speed over sea. Flight time was 1h21'.

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Photo © Craig Murray

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User currently offlineDABZF From Germany, joined Mar 2004, 1202 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 5211 times:

Had a pleasure to be on board G-BOAE LHR-JFK in Nov99.

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User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 5186 times:

Yes, I flew it in the late '70's CDG-JFK.

User currently offlineJumboJim747 From Australia, joined Oct 2004, 2465 posts, RR: 41
Reply 8, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 5130 times:
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No i haven't and that is one thing in life i regret.
It would have been a dream to be in one of these supersonic flights but what can we do ?
Just have to wait for the sonic cruiser from Boeing .
Any news on the sonic cruiser would be appreciated .

On a wing and a prayer
User currently offlineSky0000547 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 270 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 5123 times:

Yes I have but it was a short hop from LHR-EMA. What a thrill it was but don't know the reg of the plane though  Sad

Happy Flying  Smile

User currently offlinePlanetsurf From Switzerland, joined Apr 2004, 59 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 5113 times:

Yes  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

October 9, 2003

London - New York with BA on G-BOAE;

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Photo © Oliver Spörri

It was always my dream to fly on one.
And i did it! It was worth every single swiss franc.
There would'nt be any sense in my life if i did'nt done that...

I flew with the Concorde...
User currently offlineBA97 From Canada, joined Apr 2004, 377 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 5067 times:

October 1, 2003. BA 97 with GBOAG. Only time a scheduled (non charter) BA flight flew with Concorde to Toronto-only time a scheduled airline flight flew supersonic over Canada. I fly BA97 regularly. It was bizarre to fly Concorde that time and arrive 45 minutes before we left.
Yee haa. I would drop the same money and more to do it again.

there is economy class, business class, first class...then Concorde..pure class
User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 5058 times:

Hmm, might have.... dunno, would have to think about it.

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