British Airways Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde in flight over the English countryside. (Photo: Braniff Flying Colors Collection)

British Airways Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde in flight over the English countryside. (Photo: Braniff Flying Colors Collection)

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over the Irish Sea: The Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2.

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over the Irish Sea: The Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2.

A British Airways Concorde supersonic airliner escorted by the red Hawks of the RAF Red Arrows.

A British Airways Concorde supersonic airliner escorted by the red Hawks of the RAF Red Arrows.

Concorde, fastest commercial airliner ever, short lived commercial success, now just museum pieces.

Concorde, fastest commercial airliner ever, short lived commercial success, now just museum pieces.

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