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Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Tue Jul 22, 2003 5:12 am

Does anybody know at what time Concorde crosses the perimeter road and makes her way to T4? I believe the empty a/c from BA2 comes across around 7.30 pm (it did yesterday anyway).

Is it at a set time or does it change on a daily basis?



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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 5:17 am

And there was me thinking you were the hardcore LHR spotter Matt  Big grin
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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 5:29 am

From what I saw, it is mostly between 3.30 and 4 pm.

I was lucky to see it a few times a week ago (last time in my life to withness this!!).

And could it have ended better? While we were ready to leave the spot to go to T1 for our flight back to BRU, what came suddenly taxied to 27R? (we were on the road parallell with 27R at that moment, in front of the fence with our back headed towards the visitors center). The Concorde! It took off just in front of us, what a nice goodbye surprise!!!

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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 5:48 am

9 times out of 10 i have seen concorde "cross the road" at around 16:30hrs everyday. give or take 15 minutes!
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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 1:43 pm

That's what I thought, but I was there on Sunday and it never turned up Smile/happy/getting dizzy

I'll try again another day.




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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 4:19 pm

I was with Sabena690 when Concorde finally went through (read the trip report), these are the shots that came though (shot though the gate with police watching  Smile thks to them  Smile/happy/getting dizzy)

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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 6:39 pm

Why oh why am I not surprised to see those pictures pl... er... shown here ?

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RE: Concodre Taxi Times At LHR

Wed Jul 23, 2003 6:52 pm

707cmf, you should do some work instead of surfing the web; I will send a email to your PHB  Laugh out loud
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