Supersonic Icon - 50th Anniversary Edition
Imprint: Bauernfeind Press
208 Pages, 11 x 11 in, ca. 300 images
- April 2019
- Temporarily out of stock. Ships in 8-12 weeks.
This lavishly illustrated volume tells the amazing story of Concorde, the supersonic icon that has been capturing the world’s imagination since its maiden flight in 1969. With personal accounts written by former pilots and crew members, it covers Concorde’s history, her technology as well as her undisputed and timeless charisma. Moreover, this volume will focus on her legacy and the ambitious undertaking of bringing one Concorde back to service as a heritage aircraft. Included is a download video about Concorde.
"The book uses quality materials, so the images are crisp and sharp...anyone who enjoys looking at superb photographs of a beautiful airplane will enjoy this book." ~Air Power History
"It is pleasing to see a book as superlative as the aircraft…lavishly illustrated…this is a handsome and emotive book." ~Flightpath
"The amazing story of Concorde lavishly illustrated, photos taken from its maiden flight in 1969 to the present. The Aircraft legacy and heritage is presented in great detail as one of the world's great aircraft." ~Leatherneck Magazine
"This is a very glossy and beautiful book […] It includes interviews with aircrew, engineers, test pilots and passengers, all of which are fascinating." ~Army Rumour Service