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The extraordinary technological prowess of the Concorde

Today the Concorde remains a legend. In both looks and performance, it was incomparable, and the technology behind it nothing less than revolutionary.

You’ll learn all about this magnificent bird that was able to fly at Mach 2 (2200 km/h, over 1300 mph), linking Paris and London to New York in under 4 hours. How was it built? What choices were made for the materials used, for its aerodynamics, wings, force, and operation?

The Concorde paved the way for the expertise and new technology of the 21st century. A unique flying machine, it remains the only supersonic commercial aircraft in the history of aviation.

 

Documentary > Science & Technology

Theme(s):
Science & Technology
Producer(s) & Channel(s):
La Cuisine aux Images / RMC Découverte
Year:
2016
Versions:
English / French
Nationality:
France
Available rights:
French-speaking territories / Worldwide

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