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Could the Concorde take to the skies once more?

Enough funds have been raised to buy a Concorde with the aim of getting it flying again by 2019, a group of British enthusiasts says.

September 21, 2015  By BBC News

Club Concorde, made up of former captains, charterers and aviation fans, says it has £120m in reserve for the “return to flight” plan.

The group also plans to put another of the supersonic aircraft on permanent display in central London.

Concorde, which can travel at twice the speed of sound, last flew in 2003.

Negotiations are now under way to try to purchase or lease the two aircraft. Club Concorde president Paul James said they were hoping to source both the display and flight jets from France but no agreements had yet been made. | READ MORE



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