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Marvels of Aerospace Engineering – Concorde – GI 23 073 (Online)

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5 December 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Prof Craig Underwood BSc (Hons), PGCE, PhD, FBIS, MIEEE, MIAA

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Date: 5 December 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£18.50 – £22.50
Reference Code:
GI 23 073
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Due to unforeseen circumstances, this course will now be held 2pm – 5pm on Tuesday 5 December.

On 2nd March 1969 a new shape took to the skies – the superbly elegant Concorde – an aircraft seemingly effortlessly able to carry around 100 passengers in safety and comfort at speeds above Mach 2. Just a generation earlier, the “sound barrier” was proving to be lethal. How did the British and French design engineers achieve the seemingly impossible?


Concorde landing Farnborough, September 1974. Image: Wikimedia Commons.


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