CONCORDE SST - A Day with 002

A day at Fairford with 002 ...1971

Pictures and Captions by Christian JULIUS

Flight test hangar

Outside, getting ready
No hydraulics yet, so the wing control surfaces still droop, and the rudder still points over to the side.

Engine start

Moving out


The long wait

The Canberra "chase" 'plane touches down first, then "there she is!"

Wheel chocks in place and connecting ground cooling, as soon as the engines have stopped

First comments from the test pilots for this flight, Brian Trubshaw and John Cochrane

Back in the lab, changing an amplifier gain for tomorrow's flight