Ah, the classic Concorde. It was retired from service in 2003, but when this commercial was filmed in 1989, it was the plane to fly on. Yes, the concept of the Concorde flying to Mars and back is a bit silly (you have to watch it, to get it), but it doesn’t mean that it isn’t totally rad.

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We won’t ask why the flight attendant (probably a “stewardess” in those days) wasn’t floating through the cabin, while a pen drifted off a table…

I think the bigger question is the Concorde flying through space vs a floating flight attendant :).


Guess you haven’t heard of the standard issued magnetic boots used exclusively by BA flight attendants in those days. Well don’t feel bad, neither did I until I looked it up on Wikepedia. (-:

Well, now this fact is on AirlineReporter.com which is way more legit than Wikipedia 🙂


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