- January: Goodwood Travel accumulated 34,153 charter passengers on Concorde.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 14 years.
- 6th April: Concorde engineers received awards from Prince Michael of Kent.
- 14th April: The New York to London record was taken by Concorde Captain Norman Britton by a time of 2 hrs 54 mins 30
- 5th May: British Aerospace and Aerospatiale unveiled plans for a Concorde successor, British Airways was to make 'more than
- 1st June: Concorde travelled from Honolulu to Hong Kong in 6 hrs 30 mins, compared to 13 hrs 10 mins subsonic time.
- 6th June: To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Concorde G-BOAA, captained by Captain W D Lowe flew
Concorde in formation with a Spitfire over the White Cliff's of Dover.
- 1st August: Concorde F-BVFA (205) emerged from a hangar at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris having spent the past
year undergoing a massive inspection and overhaul. Concorde F-BVFA (205) had accumulated 11,650 flying hours and
covered 12,000,000 miles. The work began in Orly where the aircraft was stripped down to the bare metal, transferred to
Roissy and painted khaki to prevent corrosion, then mounted on jacks and dismantled down to its basic skeleton. Every part
was then X-rayed to discover any cracks before being re-assembled.
- 10th August: Concorde attended the diamond jubilee of Gatwick Airport.
- 1st September: 15,000 people watched the 1st landing of a chartered Concorde in Japan at the offshore airport of Omura.
- 7th September: A model Concorde was installed at Heathrow Airports main entrance roundabout.
- 14th September: Concorde appeared at the Farnborough Air Show.
- 30th November: The British Airways twice weekly Concorde service to Barbados recommenced.
- January: A 2nd British Airways Concorde rudder failed.
- 11th January: It was announced the Concorde service from Washington to Miami was to be discontinued from 31st March
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 15 years.
- 14th May: Captained by British Airways Captain Lowe, Concorde flew HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip to
Washington for the start of an official tour of USA.
- 7th June: A new computerised Concorde flight-planning system was introduced.
- 12th July: Concorde 101 (G-AXDN), the first pre-production type Concorde built and stored at Duxford was re-painted.
- 26th July: Concorde attended the opening of Birmingham's new Airport Terminal.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 16 years.
- March: It was announced that Concorde was to make a visit to Nigeria and South Africa.
- 21st March: A British Airways Concorde nearing New York suffered a 3rd rudder failure.
- 15th May: British Airways announced it was to replace the upper and lower rudders on all its 7 aircraft following the 3rd British
Airways rudder failure in March of this year.
- October:Goodwood Travel chartered an Air France Concorde for a record supersonic circumnavigation time of 33 hrs 1 min.
- 11th November: A RAF team pulled Concorde 440 yards for the 'children in need' charity.
- 18th December: British Airways Barbados winter Concorde service recommenced with 1 extension at the end of March 1993
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 17 years.
- 26th March: British Airways Senior First Officer, Barbara Harmer became Concorde's 1st female pilot.
- 21st May: Concorde G-BOAF (216) became British Airways 1st of 7 aircraft to have a £1,000,000 internal and external
- 2nd July: Concorde Captain D C Rowland became British Airways Concorde business manager.
- 27th August: Concorde was 'human towed' to raise money for British Airways Charity 'Dreamflight'.
- 10th October: British Airways made a special Concorde flight to Jeddah.
- 12th November: British Airways Captain C Morris flew Concorde to Athens to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Greek
- 19th November: Concorde G-BOAA (206) received the new £1,000,000 upper rudder, which was to be the solution to the
previous rudder failure problem.
- 3rd December: Concorde took part in the 'fastest show on earth' when the 'Bee Gees' aboard Concorde flew around the Bay
of Biscay for the charity 'children in need'.
- 7th January: Concorde flight BA001 from London Heathrow to New York's JFK saw the introduction of the new British Airways
Cabin Crew uniform.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 18 years.
- 2nd March: The 25th anniversary of Concorde 001 (F-WTSS) first flight from Toulouse was celebrated.
- August: Cracks in the rear spar web structure of Concorde's wing were found. The cracks turned out to be non-primary and
were easily repaired.
3 outer windowpanes shattered at 57,000 feet and travelling at Mach 2, there was no loss of pressurisation in the cabin as the
inner ply holds held firm. Replacement windows on Concorde were now to be double ply.
- October: The British Airways Concorde service to Washington was discontinued.
An extra British Airways Concorde was based in New York to serve the growing US Concorde charter market.
Richard Branson announced the possibilities of his company, Virgin Atlantic leasing Air France Concorde's and crew.
Concorde's exhaust was analysed in flight near New Zealand.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 19 years.
- 29th May: The British Concorde designer, Sir Archibald Russell CBE FRS, died at the age of 90.
- 15th August: An Air France Concorde left New York for a world record circumnavigation flight.
- September: The Olympus 593 engine clocked up 500,000 hours of supersonic flight time.
- 25th September: Via Dublin, Concorde carried the victorious European Ryder Cup team and their trophy home.
- October: An announcement was made that UK and French airworthiness authorities would decide in 1996 what modifications
were necessary for Concorde to extend its life up to 8,500 Reference Flights.
- January: The collision avoidance radar system which is essential for flights over the USA, was successfully fitted to Concorde,
overcoming the problems of the aerial overheating at supersonic speeds.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 20 years.
- February: Due to the excellent state of Concorde's airframe, the UK and French airworthiness authorities ruled that, no
modifications and only 6 changes to the Concorde maintenance schedule were required for the Life Extension Programme.
- 7th February: British Airways Concorde Captain Leslie Scott broke the New York to London record with a time of 2 hrs 52 mins
- March: NASA completed tests on a synthetic vision landing system using video and infra-red sensors, enabling future SST
aircraft not to have a 'droop nose'.
- 2nd April: Air France Concorde F-BTSD (213) and painted blue was unveiled at London's Gatwick Airport to advertise
Pepsi-Cola's new can.
- 27th May: Concorde G-BOAG (214) started its 'major' and refurbishment programme.
- 2nd June: Concorde in formation with the RAF's Red Arrows performed a fly past for the 50th anniversary of London's
- 8th August: Sir Frank Whittle, the inventor of the jet engine died at the age of 89.
- Throughout the Year British Airways begins repainteing it's Concorde fleet in the new ccorporate identity. Concordes are give the 'Historic Chatam Dockyard Livery'
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 21 years.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 22 years.
- 24th May: British Airways Concorde G-BOAC suffers a separation of ther No3 Left Elevon. this was an orignial part and suffered a similar failure to the rudder sections which failed in the late 80's / mid 90's
- 8th October: British Airways Concorde G-BOAC suffers a failure of the lower rudder wedge on a flight to New York. This was a new part as fitted only 4 years earlier to all 7 aircraft.
- 1st July: British Airways sent Concorde G-BOAB (208) to Nantes, France to fly home the England World Cup 98 team. The
flight using the callsign 'Concorde 5 3 Charlie' landed at London's Heathrow Airport at 16:54 hrs.
- 21st January: Concorde in service for 24 years.
- May 1999: British Airways unveil a new internal design for the fleet designed by Terrence Conran.
- December: G-BOAG is the last Concorde to be painted in the new BA livery
- 23th July: British Airways Tempoarily Grounds G-BOAE due to cracks being discovered in non-critical areas of the wings
- 25th July: Air France Concorde F-BTSC crashes in Paris, due to Engine failure after a tyre burst, with the loss of 109 people on board and 4 on