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Last Concorde now on show at Aerospace Bristol

Visitors will be able to board the iconic aircraft. Credit: ITV West Country

The new home of the last Concorde ever to fly opens in Filton today, 17 October.

The new Aerospace Bristol museum tells the story of the city's aviation heritage on the sites where the jet was first built.

It will feature aerospace exhibits, including aeroplanes, helicopters, missiles, satellites and more.

The star attraction will be Concorde Alpha Foxtrot, which was the last Concorde to be built and the last to fly.

Visitors can explore the history of Concorde, step aboard the aircraft, and experience an audio-visual show projected on to the supersonic jet.

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50 years since sonic boom tests for the Concorde

It has been 50 years since sonic boom tests for Concorde took place over Bristol. Credit: PA

It has been 50 years since sonic boom tests for the Concorde took place over Bristol.

Scientists were looking at what the effect of breaking the sound barrier would have on properties back on the ground.

People reported hearing a loud bang which in some cases shattered the windows in homes.

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