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Concorde Model At LHR....G-CONC  
User currently offlineTu154m From United States of America, joined exactly 13 years ago today! , 683 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3328 times:

Does anyone know what will happen to the model of Concorde greeting people entering and leaving LHR????? It is quite large and very attractive. Surely G-CONC will not be dismantled and trashed??!??!??!
S


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User currently offlineSabena 690 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3281 times:

Well: I hope that it will be replaced with a real Concorde!!

Frederic


User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13220 posts, RR: 77
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3250 times:

After the 24th October, the model had different lettering underneath it.
Prior to the 24th it read 'British Airways Concorde - Arrive Before You Leave'
Now it reads 'British Airways Concorde - Timeless'.


User currently offlineCrewrest From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 93 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3204 times:

Shouldn't that read 'British Airways Concorde - Timed Out'  Wink/being sarcastic

User currently offlineFrimm From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2003, 4 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3140 times:

Not sure about what will happen to the model, as I haven't heard/seen anything yet but G-BOAB is supposedly set to become the "gate guardian" at the new terminal 5 when it's completed.

Incidently Branson and Virgin got a coup a few years back when they covered the tail with a virgin logo (on cloth), pics showed the "virgin Concorde" with Branson dressed as a pirate in front of it. It was all done hurriedly very early one morning. BA were not amused!


User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13220 posts, RR: 77
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3109 times:

I think you can forget T5, plans and construction too advanced to stick a 204 feet long aircraft in the middle of it.

The model incident with Branson showed what a PR obsessed, overgrown child he is (for all his flag waving on Concorde he works hard to avoid playing UK taxes), small wonder that his interventions on Concorde were treated with the contempt they deserved, except for the tabloid press and their gullible readership.
AF knew how best to deal with him, by totally ignoring him, bet that hurt!


User currently offlineSetjet From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 1120 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2999 times:

Different question:

Does anybody know what happened to the great Concorde model that used to be on Times Square in NYC?
http://www.pinds.com/image-lib/img/med/concorde-times-square


User currently offlineNtspelich From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 764 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2943 times:

Last I heard it was sitting in storage at JFK. Or, at least parts of it were.

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.cgi?45349

NS



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