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Supersonic Concorde, 40 years on

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  • It's been 40 years since the maiden flight of Concorde 002 on April 9, 1969
  • The French Concorde 001 made its first flight one month earlier on March 2
  • 20 Concordes were built between 1966 and 1979, all were retired in 2003
  • Airlines British Airways, Air France blamed high running costs, lower demand
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