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Interview on BBC West Midlands

Louise Camby, Club Concorde Public Relations, was interviewed by Danny Kelly on 24th October 2013. Listen to the interview by clicking on the player below.

BBC West Midlands Interview - 24 October 2013  
40th Anniversary of the first Concorde Test Flight - On 9 April 1969, Chief Test Pilot Brian Trubshaw made his first flight in the British-built prototype Concorde 002 (G-BSST).

On that memorable day six brave men took to the air from Filton, near Bristol, landing 22 minutes later at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.

To mark this forthcoming anniversary we at Club Concorde have put together some memorabilia packages for you to purchase for yourself or for friends. To find out more about these packages and to read the full story, visit the 40th Anniversary page

40th Anniversary Party for Concorde! - Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum are having a special day on the 9th April. April 9th will be the 40th anniversary of the first British Concorde taking to the skies. Concorde 002 made 439 flights, was airborne for 723 hours and flew supersonically for 173 hours. The last flight was made on March 4th 1976 when it was flown from Fairford to the Fleet Air Arm Museum. Join the celebrations under Concorde. Hear talks by Concorde Captains, join in the family activities and have a slice of Concorde Birthday Cake. View the Fleet Air Arm website for more details (external link)

Concorde retires to new eco-home - One of the world's most iconic aircraft is in a new eco-friendly retirement home at Manchester Airport. Read full story (external link)