Supersonic Icon - 50th Anniversary Edition

Ingo Bauernfeind

This lavishly illustrated volume tells the amazing story of Concorde, the supersonic icon that has been capturing the world's imagination since its maiden flight in 1969.
Date Published :
April 2019
Publisher :
Bauernfeind Press
Illustration :
ca. 300 images
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9783981598414
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 11 X 11 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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This lavishly illustrated volume tells the amazing story of Concorde, the supersonic icon that has been capturing the world’s imagination since its maiden flight in 1969. With personal accounts written by former pilots and crew members, it covers Concorde’s history, her technology as well as her undisputed and timeless charisma. Moreover, this volume will focus on her legacy and the ambitious undertaking of bringing one Concorde back to service as a heritage aircraft. Included is a download video about Concorde.

About The Author

Ingo Bauernfeind studied military and naval history, visual communication, and documentary film at Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu. In Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Ingo initiated and completed various museum projects in cooperation with the USS Arizona Memorial’s historian, Mr. Daniel A. Martinez, as well as the USS Missouri and the U.S. Navy. Over the years, Ingo has completed 30 books about naval, military, and aviation history and either directed or co-produced award-winning documentaries in cooperation with German and American TV networks. This includes various films about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (First Shot & Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor) and the Pacific War. In addition, Ingo has been producing interactive museum guides for history and naval museums in Pearl Harbor and in Germany.


"The book uses quality materials, so the images are crisp and sharp...anyone who enjoys looking at superb photographs of a beautiful airplane will enjoy this book."

- Air Power History

"It is pleasing to see a book as superlative as the aircraft…lavishly illustrated…this is a handsome and emotive book."

- Flightpath

"The amazing story of Concorde lavishly illustrated, photos taken from its maiden flight in 1969 to the present. The Aircraft legacy and heritage is presented in great detail as one of the world's great aircraft."

- Leatherneck Magazine

"This is a very glossy and beautiful book […] It includes interviews with aircrew, engineers, test pilots and passengers, all of which are fascinating."

- Army Rumour Service

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