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Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde 102

Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde 102 - drop nose, Concorde, Supersonic, BAC
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Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde/ˈkɒŋkɔrd/ is a retired turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner or supersonic transport (SST).

It is one of only two SSTs to have entered commercial service; the other was theTupolev Tu-144.

Concorde was jointly developed and produced by Aérospatiale and the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) under an Anglo-French treaty.
First flown in 1969, Concorde entered service in 1976 and continued commercial flights for 27 years.

General characteristics

• Crew: 3 (2 Pilots and a flight engineer)
• Capacity: 92–120 passengers
(128 in high-density layout)
• Length: 202 ft 4 in (61.66 m)
• Wingspan: 84 ft 0 in (25.6 m)
• Height: 40 ft 0 in (12.2 m)
• Fuselage internal length: 129 ft 0 in (39.32 m)
• Fuselage width: maximum of 9 ft 5 in (2.87 m) external 8 ft 7 in (2.62 m) internal
• Fuselage height: maximum of 10 ft 10 in (3.30 m) external 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) internal)
• Wing area: 3,856 ft2 (358.25 m2)
• Empty weight: 173,500 lb (78,700 kg)
• Useful load: 245,000 lb (111,130 kg)
• Power-plant: 4 × Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 Mk 610 after-burning turbojets
• Dry thrust: 32,000 lbf (140 kN) each
• Thrust with afterburner: 38,050 lbf (169 kN) each
• Maximum fuel load: 210,940 lb (95,680 kg)
• Maximum taxiing weight: 412,000 lb (187,000 kg)

Performance

• Maximum speed: Mach 2.04 (≈1,354 mph, 2,179 km/h, 1,176 knots) at cruise altitude
• Cruise speed: Mach 2.02 (≈1,340 mph, 2,158 km/h, 1,164 knots) at cruise altitude
• Range: 3,900 nmi (4,488.04 mi, 7,222.8 km)
• Service ceiling: 60,000 ft (18,300 m)
• Rate of climb: 5,000 ft/min (25.41 m/s)
• lift-to-drag: Low speed– 3.94, Approach– 4.35, 250 kn, 10,000 ft– 9.27, Mach 0.94– 11.47, Mach 2.04– 7.14
• Fuel consumption: 46.85 lb/mi (13.2 kg/km) operating for maximum range
• Thrust/weight: 0.373
• Maximum nose tip temperature: 260 °F (127 °C)
• Runway requirement (with maximum load): 3,600 m (11,800 ft)[285]
woody2858 Uploaded by woody2858 on . Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde 102 - Desktop Nexus Aircraft Download free wallpapers and background images: Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde 102. Desktop Nexus Aircraft background ID 1774330. Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde/ˈkɒŋkɔrd/ is a retired turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner or supersonic transport (SST).

It is one of only two SSTs to have entered commercial service; the other was theTupolev Tu-144.

Concorde was jointly developed and produced by Aérospatiale and the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) under an Anglo-French treaty.
First flown in 1969, Concorde entered service in 1976 and continued commercial flights for 27 years.

General characteristics

• Crew: 3 (2 Pilots and a flight engineer)
• Capacity: 92–120 passengers
(128 in high-density layout)
• Length: 202 ft 4 in (61.66 m)
• Wingspan: 84 ft 0 in (25.6 m)
• Height: 40 ft 0 in (12.2 m)
• Fuselage internal length: 129 ft 0 in (39.32 m)
• Fuselage width: maximum of 9 ft 5 in (2.87 m) external 8 ft 7 in (2.62 m) internal
• Fuselage height: maximum of 10 ft 10 in (3.30 m) external 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) internal)
• Wing area: 3,856 ft2 (358.25 m2)
• Empty weight: 173,500 lb (78,700 kg)
• Useful load: 245,000 lb (111,130 kg)
• Power-plant: 4 × Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 Mk 610 after-burning turbojets
• Dry thrust: 32,000 lbf (140 kN) each
• Thrust with afterburner: 38,050 lbf (169 kN) each
• Maximum fuel load: 210,940 lb (95,680 kg)
• Maximum taxiing weight: 412,000 lb (187,000 kg)

Performance

• Maximum speed: Mach 2.04 (≈1,354 mph, 2,179 km/h, 1,176 knots) at cruise altitude
• Cruise speed: Mach 2.02 (≈1,340 mph, 2,158 km/h, 1,164 knots) at cruise altitude
• Range: 3,900 nmi (4,488.04 mi, 7,222.8 km)
• Service ceiling: 60,000 ft (18,300 m)
• Rate of climb: 5,000 ft/min (25.41 m/s)
• lift-to-drag: Low speed– 3.94, Approach– 4.35, 250 kn, 10,000 ft– 9.27, Mach 0.94– 11.47, Mach 2.04– 7.14
• Fuel consumption: 46.85 lb/mi (13.2 kg/km) operating for maximum range
• Thrust/weight: 0.373
• Maximum nose tip temperature: 260 °F (127 °C)
• Runway requirement (with maximum load): 3,600 m (11,800 ft)[285]
Rating: 4.1

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Uploaded By: woody2858
Date Uploaded: June 15, 2014
Filename: AC-Concorde-102--1-.jpg
Original Resolution: 1600x908
File Size: 266.97KB
Category: Antique

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