001 was the first of two BAe/Aérospatiale Concorde prototypes built and the first to fly. Operated by Aérospatiale, it first flew 2 March 1969, and was retired on arrival at the French Air Museum at Le Bourget Airport (France) on 19 October 1973, having made 397 flights covering 812 hours, of which 255 hours were at supersonic speeds.
Preserved at Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace, Le Bourget, France
- Concorde on English Wikipedia, accessed 1 August 2007
- Concorde aircraft histories on English Wikipedia, accessed 1 August 2007
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