As a follow-up to my previous post here back in the 1980’s, I departed from Narita Airport in Tokyo on an overnight and almost empty PAN AM 747 to Hawaii. I would meet my wife, Jeanne, as she arrived from New York, where there was a glimpse of the British Airways Concorde Super Sonic Transport, at that time providing regular transatlantic service at over 1300 MPH (~ 2100 kph.)
Thanks for viewing, …and comments are always welcome. M 🙂
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That looks like the same hotel room we stayed in when we visited in 1990 . . .
Well, it was a Holiday Inn at the time, and for us, it couldn’t have better… M 🙂
I always admired the Concorde aircraft. It looked different and it always sounded different.
I had the very exciting pleasure of walking within a couple of metres of one when I visited the Qantas jet base on business in Sydney, about 2003. A thrilling few moments – but I wish I could have gone for a ride in it!
Its demise was sad.
Truth be told, it wasn’t all that great for the people inside, either.
There’s one at the DC museum, The National Air and Space Museum: