#Prototype 001

Celebrating 50 years since Concordes first UK Flight

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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...