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Hop aboard the supersonic flying style icon of 1976

IF YOU were born in 1976, get ready to look out your passport to claim free entry to the National Museum of Flight this weekend.

Concorde may take to the skies again

EXPERTS are examining the engines on a French Concorde in the first move towards relaunching the supersonic passenger service.

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Demand that Continental is fined over Concorde crash

PROSECUTORS in Paris have demanded that Continental Airlines should be fined 175,000 (£152,110) for manslaughter over its role in the 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde plane which killed 113 people.

How time has flown...

"CONCORDE is like a great wine; you dream of it beforehand, you savour it while drinking, and remember it for the rest of your life!"

Concorde is star attraction at museum

THE arrival of Concorde in the Lothians has helped a visitor attraction to earn a top tourism award.

Concorde's wings clipped

CONCORDE will never fly again, British Airways declared yesterday.

Museum fails to land place on shortlist

THE Museum of Flight has narrowly missed out on a place on the shortlist for Britain's most prestigious arts prize.

Scots museum misses out on £100k prize by a long nose

THE Concorde Experience at the Museum of Flight has failed to make the shortlist for the Gulbenkian Prize, the prestigious £100,000 museum award.

Flight museum hopes boosted by design win

THE Museum of Flight has been given a boost in its bid to win the Gulbenkian Prize after Concorde was named the public's favourite design in the last 100 years.

Concorde lands nation's top design icon title

THE aircraft that flew from New York to London in less than three hours is now a museum piece, but the enduring appeal of Concorde saw it emerge as the winner last night in a national poll to find the Britain's favourite design.

Concorde award bid starts to soar

AS the electric doors swing open into the gigantic hangar, the vision of shining white steel stops the hoards of chatting visitors in their tracks. There before them is an unmistakable sight.

Concorde Experience nominated for award

The Concorde Experience at the Museum of Flight in East Lothian is one of ten contenders for the UK's biggest museum award, the £100,000 Gulbenkian Prize.

Have a supersonic Christmas

AVIATION enthusiasts can get into the yuletide spirit in East Lothian next month.

Concorde crash probe quizzes French former aviation official

A FRENCH judge has formally placed a former senior aviation official under investigation in connection with the 2000 Concorde crash that killed 113 people, officials said today.

Ex-Concorde chief investigated over crash

THE former head of France's Concorde programme has been placed under investigation by judicial officials for involuntary manslaughter over the Paris crash of the supersonic jet five years ago that killed 113 people.

Manslaughter case against Concorde chief over crash

THE French authorities have launched a manslaughter case against the former head of the Concorde programme in connection with the Paris air crash that killed 113 people.

Concorde was a danger for 20 years

CONCORDE was a danger to the public for 20 years before the fatal crash near Paris in 2000, a new report has claimed.

Concorde crash report critical

A NEW report about the Paris Concorde crash in 2000 criticises French officials for not monitoring the jet's safety enough.

Concorde lifts flight museum visitor figures to new heights

CONCORDE has attracted more visitors to a Lothian museum in the past seven months than in the whole of 2004, it was revealed today.

'Son of Concorde' deal struck

JAPAN and France are to collaborate on the development of a new aircraft, which is being dubbed the "son of Concorde".

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