This year marks 50 years since Concorde’s maiden flight - from Toulouse on 2nd March 1969, with the first British flight taking place from Filton on 9th April 1969 - and we will celebrating this incredible milestone with special activities throughout the year.
This year marks 50 years since Concorde’s maiden flight - from Toulouse on 2nd March 1969, with the first British flight taking place from Filton on 9th April 1969 - and Aerospace Bristol will celebrating this incredible milestone with special activities throughout the year.
Our Concorde50 celebrations include special events, group packages, talks and tours and much more throughout 2019. Make sure you step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly in the fiftieth anniversary year since Concorde’s maiden flight.
join IN WITH concorde celebrations
Don’t miss your chance to get up close to this world famous aircraft. Join Aerospace Bristol as we mark this incredible milestone with a number of exciting events throughout the year.
sponsor a special piece of concorde
Celebrate Concorde’s 50th Anniversary in true style by sponsoring your own special piece of Concorde Alpha Foxtrot, and help us to inspire the engineers of the next 50 years.
TREAT THEM TO GIFT TICKETS
Visit Aerospace Bristol or treat someone to gift tickets and step aboard Concorde in the 50th anniversary year since Concorde’s maiden flight.
group visitS- INCLUDING A SPECIAL CONCORDE50 PACKAGE
Celebrate 50 years of supersonic achievement with a group visit and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly in the anniversary year. Book your group visit for 2019 now.
Activating Concorde’s droop nose
To celebrate Concorde50, our conservation team and volunteers successfully got the nose moving again on 9th April 2019: the 50th anniversary of the first British Concorde flight.
EXCLUSIVE concorde50 memorabilia
Treat yourself or a loved one to a special Concorde50 gift next time you visit, including photos, pin-badges, t-shirts, pocket-money treasures and many more special items in the shop now.
share your concorde memories
Do you remember Concorde's first flight from Filton 50 years ago in 1969 or have a special memory of her final flight on 26th November 2003? Share your memories on our interactive Concorde Memory Map.
We have a fantastic new range of Concorde50 schools workshops. Book now and introduce your students to this British icon and explore Concorde’s amazing technology and history.
uncover the history of concorde
Concorde was an engineering marvel, and a global style icon. Discover the remarkable story behind the supersonic jet, and follow the timeline of Alpha Foxtrot, the last Concorde ever to fly.