The first flight of Concorde

On 2 March 1969 the supersonic airliner took to the skies for the first time.

But at the time, some campaigners believed it could damage buildings by flying so fast.

Hear from the French pilot who guided it through its maiden trip.

Photo: VT Freeze Frame

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Sat 3 Mar 2012 02:50 GMT

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