2003-11-28 / Front Page

Final Ride Is Concorde’s Quietest Trip

Final Ride Is Concorde’s Quietest Trip


The supersonic transport plane, that once was the bane of Rockaway residents as it roared over Rockaway, makes its final trip, albeit a much quieter one, from John F. Kennedy Airport to the Intrepid Museum in Manhattan. While a transatlantic trip once took the plane three hours, the barge trip from JFK and along the Rockaway shoreline took the jet aircraft approximately 18 hours.The supersonic transport plane, that once was the bane of Rockaway residents as it roared over Rockaway, makes its final trip, albeit a much quieter one, from John F. Kennedy Airport to the Intrepid Museum in Manhattan. While a transatlantic trip once took the plane three hours, the barge trip from JFK and along the Rockaway shoreline took the jet aircraft approximately 18 hours.

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