First Concorde test pilot Andre Turcat dies

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Andre Turcat, the first pilot to fly Concorde , has died at age 94. The former test pilot died Jan. 4 at his home in Aix-En-Provence. Turcat was chief test pilot on the French side of the Concorde program and was at the controls for prototype’s first flight March 2, 1969, as well as the first time...
Victoria Moores

Victoria Moores joined Air Transport World as our London-based European Editor/Bureau Chief on 18 June 2012. Victoria has nearly 20 years’ aviation industry experience, spanning airline ground operations, analytical, journalism and communications roles.

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