CONCORDE SST
Number 205 : F-BVFA
 


Aircraft Number 205 
Current registration  F-BVFA
Manufacturer's Serial Number 100 -005
Production Variant Number  101
Maiden Flight  27th October 1975 : Toulouse, France
Air France Delivery:- 19th December 1975
Registration history:- First Registered as F-BVFA to Air France  

12th January 1979 aircraft re-registered as N94FA by Air France / Braniff Airways

1st June 1980 aircraft re-registered as F-BVFA by Air France
Final Passenger Flight  May 30th 2003 : AF001 : New York JFK - Paris Charles De Gaulle
Final Flight  June 12th 2003 : AF4386 : Paris Charles De Gaulle - Washington Dulles
Hours Flown 17,824 Hrs
Landings 6,780
Supersonic Cycles 5,504
Current Useage Retired from service to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport, Washington DC, USA
Notes Flew Air France Concorde Launch Services to Rio, Washington and New York in 1976 and 1977.

The aircraft made a round-the-world trip in 1998 in 41 hours, 27 minutes.

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F-BVFA lands at London Heathrow. Aircraft 205 with is droop nose fully down at 12.5 degrees comes in for landing.

F-BVFA (205) Comes in for a landing at CDG airport Paris.

Picture by Philippe Noret

'Fox Alpha' lands at Paris CDG airport in July 2002

Picture by Philippe Noret

Air France Concorde F-BVFA taxies at CDG airport Paris in June 2002

Picture by Philippe Noret

Air France Concorde F-BVFAlands at CDG airport Paris on Friday 23rd May 2002

Picture by Philippe Noret

The crew wave from the Cockpit of Fox-Alpha at CDG, on May30th 2003, at the end of her final passenger flight

F-BVFA on Display in the Smithsonian Museum's Facility at Washington Dulles Airport