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BAC (BAe), Sud Aviation (Aerospatiale)

Concorde

AIRLINER


Type:
Turbojet airplane

Origin:
Country FlagCountry FlagUK, France
Manufacturer:
1965–1979

Updated March 8, 2024
Aircraft picture
Concorde - Aero Icarus. CC-BY-SA-2.0

General characteristics (13)

  • Role
    Airliner
  • Wing
    Fixed wing
  • Crew
    3 (2 pilots + 1 flight engineer)
  • Capacity
    92–120 passengers (128 in high-density layout)
  • Engine count
    4
  • Body
    Narrow
  • Landing gear
    Tricycle retractable
  • Wing position
    Delta wing
  • Engine position
    Underwing mounted
  • WTC
    H
  • APC
    E
  • ICAO type designator
    CONC
  • Type code
    L4J

Structural data (4)

  • Length
    61.66 m (202.3 ft)
  • Height (overall)
    12.2 m (40.03 ft)
  • Wingspan
    84 ft 0 in (25.6 m)
  • Wing area
    358.25 m² (3,856.2 sq ft)

Performance (5)

  • Range
    4,488.0 mi (7,222.8 km, 3,900.0 nmi)
  • Fuel capacity
    119,683 L (31,617 US gal)
  • Fuel consumption
    47 lb/mi (13.2 kg/km)
  • Rate of climb
    3,300–4,900 ft/min (17–25 m/s) at sea level
  • Service ceiling
    18,290 m (60,000 ft)

Speeds (5)

  • Gear extended (VGE)
    270 kt (500 km/h)
  • Gear operating (VGO)
    270 kt (500 km/h)
  • Operating (VOP)
    1,177 kt (2,180 km/h)
  • Maximum (normal)
    Mach 2.04 (temperature limited)
  • Cruise (normal)
    1,341 mph (2,158 km/h, 1,165 kt)

Indicative Flight Profile data (23)
Source:SKYbrary logoSKYbrary [1]

  • Takeoff
    V2: 214 kts
    Distance: 3410 m
    Weight: 185000 kg
  • Initial climb (to 5000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROC: 5000 ft/min
  • Initial climb (to 15,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROC: -
  • Initial climb (to 24,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROC: -
  • Mach climb
    Mach: -
    ROC: -
  • Cruise
    TAS: 1176 kts
    Mach: 2,04
    Ceiling: FL600
    Range: 3360 NM
  • Initial descent (to 24,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROD: -
  • Descent (to 10,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROD: -
  • Descent (below 10,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    MCS: -
    ROD: -
  • Approach
    VAPP (IAS): 162 kts
    Distance: 2220 m

Weights (4)

    • MLW
      111,130 kg (245,000 lb)
    • MTOW
      185,070 kg (408,010 lb)
    • MZFW
      92,080 kg (203,000 lb)
    • MTW
      186,880 kg (412,000 lb)

Engine options (1)

Option 1:

  • Model
  • Manufacturer
    Country FlagRolls-Royce
  • Type
    Turbojet
  • LP compressor stages
    7
  • HP compressor stages
    7
  • LP turbine stages
    1
  • HP turbine stages
    1
  • Afterburner
    Yes
  • Length
    3.77 m (12.37 ft)
  • Width
    1.22 m (4.00 ft)
  • Height
    1.22 m (4.00 ft)
  • Max continuous thrust
    128.11 kN (28,800.27 lbf)
  • Max takeoff thrust
    164.94 kN (37,079.98 lbf)
  • Nominal 1st shaft RPM
    6,500
  • Nominal 2nd shaft RPM
    8,530
  • Dry weight
    2,953.00 kg (6,511.36 lb)

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