In Pictures: Supersonic dream - Remembering the Co...
A British Airways Concorde takes off from London's Heathrow airport July 24, 2000. The aircraft employed afterburners to achieve its flight speed, and if you ever heard one take off, you knew what was coming – on landing, however, the aircraft sounded pretty much like any other airliner. (Ed. Note: the writer lived near Dulles Airport during the time Concorde’s flew in and out of that airport)
In Pictures: Supersonic dream - Remembering the Concorde