April 11, 2000

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Concorde pictures taken from Row 7.  

Statistics from the Flight

Lowest outside temperature -66 degrees C
Maximum speed Mach 2.0/1,370 mph
Maximum altitude 56,500 feet
Flight time-NYC-London 3 hours, 15 minutes

Because of the limited time, no movies are shown.  Instead, the event of the flight is the meal.  The menu consisted of:

Concorde Menu-4/11/00-Flight 004

Canapés Caviar from Petrossian of Paris
Hors-D'Oeuvre Tiger prawns with water melon and spring onion salsa
Entrees Noisettes of New Zealand lamb, lemon, mint and white wine sauce, carrots, French beans and almond potatoes

Free range chicken breast with mascarpone, pancetta bacon, and herb mashed potato

Tortellini with Vermont goats cheese, tomato and olive sauce

Lobster salad with French beans, quail eggs and plum tomato

Dessert Lemon tart from "Payard" of New York
Cheese English Stilton, Tomme de Savoie and Vermont mature cheddar
Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, tea and herbal or fruit tea with chocolates
Champagne Salon Blanc de Blancs 1983, Le Mesnil
White wine Meursault "Sous La Velle," 1993, Domaine Michelot
Red wine Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1989, Grand Cru Classe, St-Julien
Port Dow's 1978 Reserve Tawny Port

London Commentary

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