CONC

AEROSPATIALE - BRITISH AEROSPACE Concorde

Aircraft
Name
Concorde
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Delta wing
WTC
H
APC
E
Type Code
L4J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as

CONC

Supersonic airliner. In service from 1976 to October 2003. Four turbojet engines with afterburner (used in T/O and during transition to supersonic speeds). The nose section can be lowered down during T/O and Landing to give the pilots better visibility. Operated only by British Airways and Air France. High maintenance requirements after the Paris accident in July 2000 led to complete retirement. Total of 20 aircraft were built, 16 were operational. Max speed was Mach 2.00

Note: The ICAO Designator CONC has been removed from ICAO Doc 8643 as aircraft of this type no longer exist in airworthy condition.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
25.60 m
Length (metric)
61.66 m
Height (metric)
11.40 m
Powerplant

4 x R-R Olympus 593 MK 610 (169.3 kN) afterburning turbojets.

Engine Model(s)
Rolls-Royce/Snecma Olympus 593
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
214 kts
Distance
3410 m
MTOW
185000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
5000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
1176 kts
MACH
2.04
Ceiling
600
Range
3360 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
162 kts
Distance
2220 m

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