VC10 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 1412 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 8051 times:
I do not think there is any footage, well I have never seen any, but yes it is true and how do I know, because a work colleague was a F/E on one of the flights. However I think it was the French test crews rather than "Air France" that did it
David L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9545 posts, RR: 42
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 8022 times:
Quoting BA787 (Reply 1): Could Concorde hav survived a barrle roell?
It's a 1g manoeuvre. No technical reason why it couldn't be done but I'm sure a few armchair experts here would consider it dangerous, hence the reason airliners aren't rolled very often and never with fare-paying passengers on board.
There's some information here, within the discussion about loops: