Concorde

Vintage: Concorde first supersonic passenger jet (1960s)

Vintage: Concorde first supersonic passenger jet (1960s)

The origins of the Concorde project date to the early 1950s, when Arnold Hall, director of the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) asked Morien Morgan to form a committee to study the supersonic transport (SST) concept. The group met for the first time in February 1954 and delivered their first report in April 1955. At the time it was known that…