It was 1972, and yesterday.May 14, 2017 in France
It's only happened twice. The first time was 1972. I'm in the back yard at home in Greensborough. A thunderous roar breaks and rolls across the sky. I look up to see and wonder, for Concorde has come to Melbourne. Supersonic passenger flight had (almost) arrived.
The second time was yesterday. The air and space museum outside Paris has TWO Concordes, the first and the last. I'm eight years old again, lost in wonder as we wander inside and out.
That was even above the already awesome collection at the museum: whole satellites, rockets, helicopters, 100 years of planes.... A real treat.
This was a stop as we headed out to northern France. The Air and Space Museum highlights many French achievements. Rocketry and satellites, aircraft, helicopters, as well as the starring Concordes.Read more