Today marks ten years since Concorde made its last flight from New York to London. To mark the anniversary of the final flight of BA002, The Telegraph has put together an interesting interactive timeline of the supersonic airliner's history and a graphic (below) comparing Concorde to today's largest passenger transportation, a Eurofighter Typhoon and a B-2 Bomber. See the timeline on the Telegraph's web site.
Meanwhile, Guy Norris writes about why Gulfstream believes faster-than-sound business jets are not around the corner just yet. Read it here.
The pioneer years of aviation included both successful and misguided efforts to make the number of safe landings approximate to the number of takeoffs. Here are some notable examples on both sides of that record.