Specifications

Concorde G-BOAC

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3 (pilot, co -pilot and flight engineer)
  • Capacity: 92-120 passengers (128 in high-density layout). BA and AF Concordes had 100 seats. with AF removing 8 seats after the safety modifications of CY2000-2001 due to weight considerations.
  • Length: 202 ft 4 in (61.66 m)
  • Wingspan: 84 ft 0 in (25.6 m)
  • Height: 40 ft 0 in (12.2 m)
  • Fuselage internal length: 129 feet 0 inches (39.3 m)
  • Fuselage max external width: 9 feet 5 inches (2.9 m)
  • Fuselage max internal width: 8 feet 7 inches (2.6 m)
  • Fuselage max external height: 10 feet 10 inches (3.3 m)
  • Fuselage max internal height: 6 feet 5 inches (2.0 m))
  • Wing area: 3,856 ft2 (358.25 m2)
  • Empty weight: 173,500 lb (78,700 kg)
  • Useful load: 245,000 lb (111,130 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 Mk 610 afterburning turbojets
  • Dry thrust: 32,000 lbf (140 kN) each
  • Thrust with afterburner: 38,050 lbf (169 kN) each
  • Maximum fuel load: 210,940 pounds (95,680 kg)
  • Maximum taxiing weight: 412,000 pounds (187,000 kg)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 2.2 (~1,450 mph, 2,330 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: Mach 2.02 (~1,320 mph)
  • Range: 3,900 nmi (4,500 mi, 7,250 km)
  • Service ceiling: 60,000 ft (18,300 m)
  • Rate of climb: 5,000 ft/min. (25.41 m/s)
  • lift-to-drag: Low speed- 3.94, Approach- 4.35, 250 kn, 10,000 ft- 9.27, Mach 0.94- 11.47, Mach 2.04- 7.14
  • Fuel consumption: for max. range (max. fuel/max. range): 46.85 lb/mi (13.2 kg/km)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.373
  • Maximum nose tip temperature: 260 F (127 C)