David L
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Concorde Flyby

Thu Jul 01, 1999 8:50 pm

Oooooooo... just seen a Concorde and the Red Arrows do a low fly past over Edinburgh city centre (and my office) to mark the opening of the new Scottish parliament. Almost brought a tear to my eye.
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RE: Concorde Flyby

Thu Jul 01, 1999 9:56 pm


If anybody happend to see the royal wedding in England a few days ago, you might have noticed a roar form the concorde leaving Heathrow around six local time. So even at royal weddings, aviation is present!

Just for the fun of it.

Regards Dan
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RE: Concorde Flyby

Thu Jul 01, 1999 10:02 pm


Lucky you, its a pity they didn't get up to here....Aberdeen.

I hope you forgot your camera !!! :-)

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RE: Granite

Fri Jul 02, 1999 2:05 am

"I hope you forgot your camera !!!"... oh yes!

I'd heard the Red Arrows would be there but I'd forgotten about it. I didn't find out about Concorde till someone said this morning "don't forget, 12:20, Concorde". They were quite low, about 1500-2000 ft, I'd guess. I went outside at 12:15 and at 12:22 there they were, Concorde leading with the Red Arrows sweeping back from it's wingtips.
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Concorde / Red Arrows

Fri Jul 02, 1999 4:19 am

I have seen Concorde here in FAO about 10 years ago on take off and I have seen the Red Arrows about 6 years ago on full display at the portuguese Air Force Air Show. I only have one word to describe the two:


Luis, Faro, Portugal

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