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Vintage Champagne on the Edge of Space

ISBN: 9780750963770
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 30 September 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.4
The inside story of working on Concorde and flying in the supersonic age of travel In the era of Concorde, flying aboard this iconic aircraft was akin to being part of an elite club. Sally Armstrong recounts her experiences as a stewardess flying with the rich and famous, meeting the superstars and royals, and ensuring their memories of flying on these special journeys were as special as they could be. Flying at the edge of space and seeing the curvature of the earth was no ordinary working environment. Flying to exotic locations on various charters was also a normal part of the job. Sally also looks back over the beginnings of Concorde development and the story of how it came to end, and offers her perspective into the Air France Crash in 2001. Now consigned to the history books of aviation, Concorde will always be a much-beloved aircraft. AUTHOR: Sally Armstrong originally qualified as a teacher but soon joined BA cabin crew aboard 747s. Seven years later she was accepted onto the Concorde fleet which she flew for 8 years. During that time she flew the royals, celebrities, and did much PR work in the USA and UK for Concorde. After 'retiring' she sailed the Atlantic which gave...

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