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Technical Specification

Concorde construction and main materials

Surface temperatures of Concorde outer skin

Type: Production

Total in service: 14 – 7 (BA), 7 (AF)

Capacity: 100 passengers and 1,300 lbs (0.59 tonnes) of cargo

Seating: 100 x 2:2, @ 37 ins (94 cm) pitch

Range: 4,200 miles (6,720 kms)

Engines: Four Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593s, each producing 38,000 lbs (170 KN) thrust with reheat

Take-off speed: 250 mph (402 kph)

Cruising speed: 1,350 mph (2,160 kph/Mach 2), up to 60,000 ft – equivalent to 5 football fields every second and 23 miles every minute, faster than a rifle bullet and twice the speed of sound

Landing speed: 187 mph (300 kph)

Autoland capability: Category 3 (DH, 15 ft; landing RVR, 200 m; take-off RVR, 150 m)

Length: 203 ft 9 ins (62.1 m)

Wingspan: 83 ft 8 ins (25.5 m)

Height: 37 ft 1 ins (11.3 m)

Fuselage width: 9 ft 6 ins (2.9 m)

Fuel capacity: 26,286 Imperial gallons (119,500 litres/95,600 kgs)

Fuel consumption: 5,638 Imperial gallons (25,629 litres/20,500 kgs)

Maximum take-off weight: 408,000 lbs (185 tonnes)

Landing gear: Eight main wheels (tyres 232 lbs sq in), two nose wheels (tyres 191 lbs/ sq in)

Flight crew: Two pilots, one flight engineer

Cabin crew: Six

Utilisation: 2.39 hours/day average aircraft

Introduced: 1976

Average age: 23.3 years

Concorde Fuel Tanks

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