Aviation Photo #1239676 Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde - Air France

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Demonstrator rolling out after first ever landing at LAX. This plane was painted British Airways on other side. Also in view are TWA B707, UA and PSA B727 to show contemporary airliners.
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    Ellis M. Chernoff
    Air France
    Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde
    Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde
    Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde
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    F-WTSA
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    October 24, 1974
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Anonymous
10 years ago
It's known that the concorde carries a white overall livery regardless of the airline to reduce the amount heat produced as a result of traveling at Mach 2.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Rare document of a Concorde in the old AF colorscheme, as it was never used for commercial flights, the first Concorde delivered to AF, F-BVFA, was already in the new AF Colorscheme
Anonymous
10 years ago
A very unique shot of the greatest airliner ever, with some classic mid-1970s airliners behind it.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Love the Datsun B210 billboard advert behind the tail.
Anonymous
10 years ago
A great photo capturing an awesome moment in the history of aviation. Well Done!
Anonymous
10 years ago
A historical picture. The old Air France paint scheme looks good on the Concorde.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Nice shot. Although I agree with the Dannish mate (the old AF's solour scheme wears nicely the Concorde), it definitely seems old fashioned, even for the 70's. The Air France designers susbtancially improved it's look creating the blue-white-red stripes paint.

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