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

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

Technical Data
Wing span: 
25.60 m
Length: 
61.66 m
Height: 
11.40 m
Powerplant: 

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

Engine Model: 
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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