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Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. It will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust.

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Concorde’s 50th anniversary celebrated by cavalcade of Bristol Cars & Buses visiting two Concordes in one day

Martha Lewington

Over 150 passengers travelled from Aerospace Bristol to the Fleet Air Arm Museum on board classic buses and cars

Today marks 50 years since the first test flight of a British-made Concorde was completed - flying from Filton Airport to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, a journey taking just 22 minutes but changing the course of aviation history.

Concorde Cavalcade
Bristol buses

To celebrate the anniversary, Aerospace Bristol – the museum that is now home to the last Concorde ever to fly - and the Fleet Air Arm Museum – home to Concorde 002, which first took to the skies 50 years ago today –teamed up to organise a nostalgic journey across the West Country.

Over 150 people visited Concorde Alpha Foxtrot at Aerospace Bristol this morning, before boarding Bristol Buses and Cars and travelling to Yeovilton, where they visited Concorde 002.

Concorde Cavalcade
Concorde Cavalcade

The two museums give visitors the opportunity to discover more about the world's most famous aircraft, from the people behind its initial forays to the edge of space and record-breaking speeds, to the experience for passengers and even the food served on-board.

Aerospace Bristol tells the story of Bristol’s aviation and engineering heritage – from the first powered flights through to the modern day – including how Bristol diversified into the automobile industry and produced the cars and buses that formed the cavalcade today.

The museum will be celebrating Concorde50 throughout the year, with special events taking place around its star attraction Concorde Alpha Foxtrot, the last Concorde ever to fly. Upcoming events include: