Concorde Story HC (2002 Osprey Fifth Edition) comic books
Fifth Edition - 1st printing. Written by Christopher Orlebar. When commercial services began in 1976, Concorde quickly established herself as one of the wonders of the modern technical world. This lavishly illustrated fifth edition traces Concordes development from inception to withdrawal. It investigates how the Anglo-French Alliance tackled the project, Concordes entry into service and the aircrafts eventual commercial success. Other SST (supersonic transport) projects are considered, as is the future of SST aviation. With reference to the official report, the tragic event at Gonesse in July 2000 is analysed in-depth and outstanding questions concerning the accident are considered. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 208 pages, Text (with Color and B&W photos). Cover price $26.95.