The Concorde and Short Selling …

TODAY IN AVIATION HISTORY  – Michael Concorde 001 in the wonderful museum at Le BourgetOn 2nd March two significant aeroplanes took to the air for the first time, the BAC/Aerospatiale Concorde in 1969, and the re-engined Messerschmitt Bf 109 produced by Hispano in 1945. There were only 20 Concordes built, none of which

The McDonnell F-101A Voodoo.

Sixty-six years ago on 29th September 1954, the McDonnell F-101A Voodoo took to the air from Edwards Air Force Base for the first time. Not as well known as its successor, the McDonnell F-4 Phantom, the Voodoo was designed as a long-range escort fighter, but it was never used in that role.  It was first