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


Rotate!


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