XH558 - was Re: using new technology etc
pete at pski.net
Thu Jan 1 12:37:46 CST 1970
> On Jun 19, 2015, at 7:50 AM, jwsmobile <jws at jwsss.com> wrote:
> The closest I came to an aircraft in this class was an almost on a Concorde Ticket in the late 70's when an upgrade to first class could get you near to the Concorde fare, and then on a visit in the 90's I got to see one take off like a rocket @ Heathrow.
I remember the first time I saw Concorde as a boy. I was at JFK, I think to see off my grandmother who was taking a trip back to the old country. I’m standing at one of the large windows looking out at the flightline when all of a sudden, from the right, at what seemed to me to be just a few hundred feet above the terminal building, comes this giant roaring bird at what seemed to be a 30 degree bank after just taking off. My little boy jaw just dropped as I watched this screaming monster white dragon fly by.
What the heck has happened to us that we can build these planes 50 years ago that are unsurpassed even today? Sad.
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