Thursday, January 14, 2010

Concorde SuperSonic Transport (SST) FDC

Price : USD15.00 (RM45)
Local Registered Mail = RM5
International Registered Mail = USD7

Concorde aircraft is a turbojet-powered ,a supersonic transport (SST)or Supersonic passanger Airline and graced the skies for 34 years which flew from 1969 to 2003. It was a product of Anglo-French government, combining the manufacturing efforts of Aérospatiale (French)and the British Aircraft Corporation.1st commercial Concorde service was started between France and British in 1976.

Concorde 002 was the first British Concorde and was flight by Captain Brian Trubshaw.

Concorde flew regular flights from London Heathrow (British Airways) and Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (Air France) to New York JFK and Washington Dulles, flying these routes at record (Max) speeds,It cruises at around 1350 mph at an altitude of up to 60,000ft (11 miles),with "sound" speed "x2"so from Europe to New York takes less than 3hrs and 30 minutes. It is less than half the time of other commercial flight.

Due to some factors, operations ceased on 24 Oct 2003. The last "retirement" flight occurred on 26 Nov 2003.

1st flight :2 Mar 1969
Cruising altitude:15,000-18,000meters(50,000-60,000 ft.)
Takeoff speed:360km/h(223 mph)
Landing speed:300km/h(186 mph)
Runway length required for takeoff: 3,590 meters (11778.2 ft.)
Acceleration : zero to 360 km/h in 20 seconds
Primary users :British Airways,Air France,Braniff International Airways and
Singapore Airlines
Number built :20 (including 6 non-airline aircraft)

With JFK Jamaica Postmark at the Back . Dated : 5 June 1983
Jamaica(LIRR station)(redirect from Jamaica (AirTrain JFK station))
Jamaica Station(often referred to simply as Jamaica)is the major hub and connection to John F. Kennedy International Airport via AirTrain JFK