CONCORDE SST
 

Pre-Production Aircraft 01 (101) - 1977 Archive pictures

Pictures taken by Ken Pettit of the Duxford Aviation Society

The empty aircraft with mid escape hatch is seen here aftern arrival at Duxford The aircraft had been stripped to make it light for stopping on the short runway at Duxford
22/8/77

A engine had been borrowed and needed to be removed

22/8/77

The BAC crew at work on the no3 engine

22/8/77

The BAC crew at work on the no3 engine

22/8/77

The BAC crew at work on the no3 engine

22/8/77

Out comes the production spec engine that had been loaned to the aircraft for the ferry flight

22/8/77

Eventually the other engines would also be removed.

22/8/77

Job Complete

22/8/77

The engine ready for shipping back to Bristol

7/78

Seats were placed on-board the aircraft, to give it an airliner feel.

22/10/77

The aircraft on the day it is officially handed over to DAS

22/10/77

The aircraft log book is handed over to DAS chairman, Don Selway (right) and Sir Peter Masefield, DAS President by Mr J.H.McEnery Director General of Concorde and Nationalised Industries(left).

22/10/77

Don Selway, Sir Peter Masefield and Mr J.H.McEnery on the day the aircraft is officially placed into the custody of the Duxford Aviation Society