Airline executives have been undergoing a familiarisation course on the Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 engine, powerplant of the Concorde supersonic airliner.
L.S. Party looking at Olympus 593 engine L to R Mr. Fassenden, Dixon & Hoffman of Braniff, & Rolls Royce Instructor
C.U. "track back of 1
M.S. Concorde Simulator Mr. Fassenden No. 2 seat Dixon " 1" Hoffman Engineers seat
L.S. Party operating simulator
M.S. Engineer's panel - Mr. Hoffman operating ZOOM from R.R. logo to
L.S. Engine nacelle model
M.S Viewing Concorde model
Background note:- Braniff plan to operate Concorde across America six days a week at 95 per cent the speed of sound compared with the 80 per cent of normal jets. This would reduce the Washington - Dallas flight time by 12 per cent to two hours eight minutes
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Background: Airline executives have been undergoing a familiarisation course on the Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593 engine, powerplant of the Concorde supersonic airliner.
Braniff International Airlines, currently planing to fly British Airways and Air France Concordes between Washington and Dallas-Fort Worth, sent three senior personnel to the course. They are Mr. E.M. Fessenden, Vice-President Engineering Supply; Mr. D. Hoffman, Director, Line Maintenance; and Mr. J. Dixon, Director, Technical Training.
Accompanying them was Mr. K. Wagner, British Airways Project Engineer.