Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde SST PDF eBook + Aircraft Flight Manuals

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August 2002

  • Concorde: We Fly Aboard at Mach 2!
  • SST! Evolution of the Supersonic Transport
  • Silverplate B-29s: World’s First Atomic Bombers

Manuals & Photos

  • Concorde Flying Manual, Volume I, 1976
  • Concorde Flying Manual, Volume IIa, 1979
  • Concorde Flying Manual, Volume IIb, 1979
  • Concorde Memento Air France
  • Concorde Performance Manual, Part 1, 1996
  • British Airways Concorde Brochure, 1996
  • British Airways Concorde Safety Card
  • Over 330 Concorde Photos

Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde

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General Characteristics

Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde Diagram

  • Crew: 3 (2 pilots and 1 flight engineer)
  • Capacity: 92–120 passengers
    (128 in high-density layout)
  • Length: 202 ft 4 in (61.66 m)
  • Wingspan: 84 ft 0 in (25.6 m)
  • Height: 40 ft 0 in (12.2 m)
  • Wing area: 3,856.2 sq ft (358.25 m2)
  • Empty weight: 173,504 lb (78,700 kg)
  • Gross weight: 245,000 lb (111,130 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 408,010 lb (185,070 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 210,940 lb (95,680 kg)
  • Fuselage internal length: 129 ft 0 in (39.32 m)
  • Fuselage width: maximum of 9 ft 5 in (2.87 m) external, 8 ft 7 in (2.62 m) internal
  • Fuselage height: maximum of 10 ft 10 in (3.30 m) external, 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) internal
  • Maximum taxiing weight: 412,000 lb (187,000 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Rolls-Royce/Snecma Olympus 593 Mk 610 turbojets with reheat, 31,000 lbf (140 kN) thrust each dry, 38,050 lbf (169.3 kN) with afterburner

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 1,354 mph (2,179 km/h, 1,177 kn)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 2.04 (temperature limited)
  • Cruise speed: 1,341 mph (2,158 km/h, 1,165 kn)
  • Range: 4,488.0 mi (7,222.8 km, 3,900.0 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 60,000 ft (18,300 m)
  • Rate of climb: 3,300–4,900 ft/min (17–25 m/s) at sea level
  • Lift-to-drag: Low speed– 3.94; Approach– 4.35; 250 kn, 10,000 ft– 9.27; Mach 0.94– 11.47, Mach 2.04– 7.14
  • Fuel consumption: 47 lb/mi (13.2 kg/km)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.373
  • Maximum nose tip temperature: 127 °C (260 °F; 400 K)
  • Runway requirement (with maximum load): 3,600 m (11,800 ft)

Avionics

  • Digital Air Intake Control Units
  • Fly by wire flight controls
  • Analogue electronic engine controls
  • Triple inertial navigation units, one per flight crew
  • Dual VHF omnidirectional range instruments
  • Dual automatic direction finder instruments
  • Dual distance measuring equipment instruments
  • Dual instrument landing systems
  • Automatic flight control system with dual autopilots, autothrottles, and flight directors: full autoland capability with visibility limits 250 m (820 ft) horizontally, 15 ft (4.6 m) decision height
  • Ekco E390/564 weather radar
  • Radio altimeters
Registration Livery Location
G-AXDN British Airways Cambridge, England
G-BBDG British Airways Surrey, England
G-BOAA British Airways North Berwick, Scotland
G-BOAB British Airways Heathrow, England
G-BOAC British Airways Manchester, England
G-BOAD British Airways New York, USA
G-BOAE British Airways Charnocks, Barbados
G-BOAF British Airways Filton, England
G-BOAG British Airways Seattle, USA
G-BSST British Aircraft Corporation Yeovilton, England
F-BTSD Air France Le Bourget, France
F-BVFA Air France Dulles, Virginia, USA
F-BVFB Air France Sinsheim, Germany
F-BVFC Air France Blagnac, France
F-BVFF Air France Roissy-en-France, France
F-WTSA Air France Athis-Mons, France
F-WTSB Air France Blagnac, France