2003-12-12 / Community

Concorde Takes Its Final, Slow and Quiet Trip To The Intrepid Museum

Concorde Takes Its Final, Slow and Quiet Trip To The Intrepid Museum


The Concorde, mounted on a barge pushed by two tugboats, moves under the Marine Parkway Bridge on its hours-long trip from JFK Airport to its final resting place – The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on the west side of Manhattan.The Concorde, mounted on a barge pushed by two tugboats, moves under the Marine Parkway Bridge on its hours-long trip from JFK Airport to its final resting place – The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on the west side of Manhattan.
The plane, dubbed “Speedbird” by aircraft aficionados, is escorted by NYPD copters and harbor units as it passes the Breezy Point Dock at Kennedy’s. Both Photos by Denis Macrea.The plane, dubbed “Speedbird” by aircraft aficionados, is escorted by NYPD copters and harbor units as it passes the Breezy Point Dock at Kennedy’s. Both Photos by Denis Macrea.

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