Sabena Concorde livery?

Michel Van

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In 1970s the Concorde was offers to several aeronautical companies

Also the Belgium Sabena, let assume the Belgium had enough money to buy two Concorde
How would be the coat of paint ?

1970s Sabena color were White top blue stripe and Gray under body and wings


Since the Concorde is a Mach2 aircraft there wings get's hot
So is a Gray painted Wings a thermal disadvantage and is white color better ?
 

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Dunno about paint characterics or anything, but there were some official Sabena Concorde models made. painted in the older livery though :

https://www.wings900.com/vb/1-500-scale-discussion/50125-new-release-1-500-herpa-sabena-concorde.html#post359589
 

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There also this model of Sabena Concorde
is today display in Belgium Air Museum in Brussels in section Sabena
it show the wings in white
 

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That Picture with SST Delivery position

It say for concorde for Sabena
1972 19(29) units
1973 29 units

I don't know the source of that SST Delivery position

but what i know is, that Sabena look 1965 into option to buy TWO Concorde, what never happened do budget reason.
 

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Michel.

I think you will find that the numbers shown are the number from the production run, not the number of aircraft being bought.
That is to say, Sabena are due to receive aircraft number 29 off the production line.
 

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pirate pete said:
Michel.

I think you will find that the numbers shown are the number from the production run, not the number of aircraft being bought.
That is to say, Sabena are due to receive aircraft number 29 off the production line.
Ahhh, that explain everything so number 19 and 29 were the two Sabena was considering to buy in 1965.

thanks, pirate pete
 
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