The Concorde Story -::- Christopher Orlebar lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Osprey Publishing, 2007, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables ; Colour photographs; Tables; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Cutaways;
From the cover: Now in its sixth edition, The Concorde Story is a complete history of Concorde, seen through the eyes of former Concorde pilot Christopher Orlebar. Fully updated with details of Concordes decommissioning in 2004, this edition includes a new evaluation of the events that led to the withdrawal of Concorde from service, including the tragedy at Gonesse in July 2000 and the findings of the official accident report.
When commercial air services were launched in 1976, Concorde was hailed as one of the wonders of the technological world. Flying at speeds in excess of Mach 2, she was the only commercial airliner ever developed that could maintain twice the speed of sou…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¼” x 8½”.