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Concorde 214 G-BOAG, Seattle,USA

Alpha Golf, first flew in 1978 but did not enter service with British Airways until 1980 as it remained otherwise unsold by British Aerospace. There are a few pictures of the airframe as a “whitetail” online, looking rather sad without any livery. Upon entering service in April 1980 water contamination in the hydraulic system resulted in an […]

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Concorde 212 G-BOAE, Bridgetown, Barbados

Alpha Echo is a gem, beautifully preserved and very well looked after by a small but enthusiastic team, you could imagine the flight engineer selecting REFLIGHT/START Switch for Engine Number 3 to START and the Olympus 593 spooling up. Concorde 212 G-BOAE was completed in Filton in early 1977 and entered service with British Airways that summer. Over the next […]