Today in 1973, the Concorde made its first trans-Atlantic flight. How long did the flight take?


by / September 23, 2011


3 hours 32 minutes. The Air France flight left Washington D.C. and arrived in Paris with an average flight speed of 954 mph. For comparison, a flight between the two cities today will take seven hours or more.

Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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