|National Origin||France and the United Kingdom|
|Unit cost||£23 million|
|Manufacturer||BAC and Sud Aviation|
|First flight||2 March 1969|
|Introduced||21 January 1976|
|Launch customer||British Airways and Air France|
|Primary users||British Airways and Air France|
The Concorde was a supersonic commercial airline jet. It flew at top speeds of 1330 mph, or 1 mile every 3 seconds, or Mach 2 - twice the speed of sound. The last Concorde flight was made on November 26, 2003 from London to Bristol, UK where that particular aircraft was built. It finished commercial operations a month earlier with a final flight from New York to London on 24 October 2003.
The plane was named Concorde (French for "concord," which means agreement or harmony) because it was developed as a cooperative project between the United Kingdom and France, specifically between the British Aircraft Corporation (now BAE) and Aerospatiale (now EADS).