#Filton

Concorde Takes Flight Again – The Legacy of Supersonic Travel

Quick Read

Twenty years after the Concorde supersonic airliner took its last flight into Filton, Bristol, in 2003, aviation enthusiasts commemorate its legacy with model tribute flights and local events. As an aerospace icon designed and built in Filton, Concorde holds particular significance in the Bristol community. The Woodspring...

Celebrating 50 years since Concordes first UK Flight

Long Read

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the French-British turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner Concorde's first flight from Filton Bristol to RAF Fairford. BAC (now BAE Systems) began construction of two Concorde prototypes in February 1965. The first plane - Prototype 001 - was built by Aérospatiale at Toulouse...