In Pictures: Supersonic dream - Remembering the Concorde

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the last supersonic passenger flight

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Nicknamed "Concordski," the Russian supersonic plane TU-144 is still the only other supersonic aircraft to have carried passengers. It had a much less successful career, however, than the Concorde. It flew 55 scheduled flights but had two bad crashes – one infamously at the Paris Air Show in 1973. After a second crash in 1978 it was all but retired from public flights.

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