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Concorde Breaks The Europe To North America Speed Record

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As a part of it's fairwell tour a British Airways Concorde broke the Europe to North America trans-Atlantic flight time record with a London to Boston flight time of three hours, five minutes and 34 seconds.

The flight beat the old record set in 1974 on a flight from Paris to Boston in three hours, nine minutes. The Concorde travels at more than twice the speed of sound, beating the flight time of a traditional commercial jet by nearly two hours.

Posted:  2003-10-29  2:25:02 PM

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