first Air France Concorde flight into Leeds Bradford Airport, it was estimated
that 60,000 people were in Yeadon and the immediate area to see the historic
Upper Middle: Air
France Concorde on it's first flight to Leeds Bradford Airport.
Lower Middle: The
arrival of the Air France Concorde into Leeds Bradford Airport found Yeadon
thronged with an estimated 60,000 people.
Subsequent Concorde flights into the
airport always brought a crowd of enthusiastic plane-spotters to admire the
first flight in of Air France Concorde Reg F-BTSD.
It is estimated that as many
as 60,000 people gathered to watch this historic aircraft fly in for the first
Brown's farm alongside the runway opened fields for car parking and
This photo was taken from the wall of the cemetery (Cemetery
Road) as the aircraft was turning.
In the background are the refurbished AVRO