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