"Droop' nose of supersonic Concorde, which served from 1976 to 2003. The complete nose section is hinged and moved downwards up to 12.5 degrees on take-off and landing to improve the pilot's visibility. Photographed July 2003 at Heathrow airport before Concorde's withdrawal from service.
Photo ID: concorde-nose-2
Copyright © James King-Holmes 2003
Photo size: 17.5 Mpixels (50.2 MB uncompressed) - 5460x3212 pixels (18.2x10.7 in / 46.2x27.2 cm at 300 ppi)