On, Air France honoured that agreement, donating Concorde F-bvfa (serial 205) to the Museum upon the completion of its last flight.2 trial involving Continental Airlines over the crash of Flight 4590 established that from 1976 until Flight 4590 there had been 57 tyre failures involving Concordes during takeoffs, including a near-crash at Dulles Airport on involving Air France Flight 54 where a tyre blowout pierced.

117 In this paint scheme, Air France was advised to remain at Mach 2 for no more than 20 minutes at a time, but there was no restriction at speeds under Mach.7."Recent studies into Concorde noise reduction".

A cost projection came back with greatly reduced metallurgical testing costs because the test rig for the wings had built up enough data to last for 30 years and could be shut down.Archived from the original on 3 February 2016.