This week's article
appeared in the May 1967 issue of ARGO and
its subject is still newsworthy more than 34 years later:
Concorde G-BOAF appears out of the gloom at Brize
Norton . . . .
|. . . . and
touches down after its successful test flight
over the Atlantic; 17th July 2001.
At Home Corporation
On Wednesday 7th November 2001,
Air France and British Airways resumed Concorde
services to New York.
Concorde F-BTSD (pictured left above) departed
from Paris Charles de Gaulle at 0944 GMT and
arrived at New York JFK at 1320 GMT.
BA Concorde G-BOAE (above right) left Heathrow at
1044 and arrived at JFK at 1410. It was piloted
by Captain Mike Bannister, BA's Chief Concorde
pilot and was met on arrival by New York's mayor,
(pictured further up this page arriving at Brize
Norton) also flew on 7th November. It was
chartered to fly Tony Blair to Washington to meet
George W. Bush. Mr. Blair spent 5 hours in
Washington and then flew back in the same
Previously on this page:
Teacher" - Veronica Rowan and Anne-Marie
Reid (Feb 65).
"My first day
at School" - H. Preston, form 1(9), (June