RETURN TO FLIGHT

Archive Story : 23-08-01

Air France Concorde F-BVFB begins ground and flight testing

The first Air France Concorde to go through the modification programme has taken to the runway at Paris CDG for a taxi test to test all systems prior to 2 planned verification flight tests that will shortly take place.

A subsonic verification flight, AF372S, is planned for Friday 24/08 with a departure booked with the ADP authorities for 09:50. A full supersonic test flight is planned for Monday if the test on Friday is succesful, The departure time for flight AF373S on Monday 27th August is set for 10:00.

The crew for these verification flights are


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