Airframe Dimensions

As Concorde was developed the dimensions of the airframe was changed as follows:

Prototype Airframe Dimensions

First and second prototypes:

Shorter fuselage and only small windows in metal nose visor.

Larger passenger cabin windows.

Olympus 593-1, 2B or 3B engines

OVERALL LENGTH – 56:24 M (184'6")

FUSELAGE MAX EXTERNAL WIDTH – 2.88M (9’5”)

FUSELAGE MAX INTERNAL WIDTH – 2.63M (103’:4”)

FUSELAGE MAX EXTERNAL HEIGHT – 1.96M (77”)

WING SPAN – 23:80M (83’10”)

Image to left is  property of Brooklands museum Archive

Pre-production Airframe Dimensions

Pre-production aircraft with lengthened fuselage, smaller cabin windows and new glazed visor design.

Olympus 593-4 or 593 Mk 602 engines

Based on the British Concorde 01 (please note changes were made during pre-production to the tail length)

OVERALL LENGTH – 60:10 M

FUSELAGE MAX EXTERNAL WIDTH – 2.88M (9’5”)

FUSELAGE MAX INTERNAL WIDTH – 2.63M (103’:4”)

FUSELAGE MAX EXTERNAL HEIGHT – 1.96M (77”)

WING SPAN – 25.60M

Production Airframe Dimensions

Dimensions, ExternalWing span 25.56 m (83 ft 10 in)

Wing aerodynamic reference chord at root 27.66 m (90 ft 9 in)

Wing aspect ratio 1.7

Length overall 62.10 m (203 ft 9 in)

Height overall 11.40 m (37 ft 5 in)

Fin aerodynamic reference chord at base 10.59 m (34 ft 9 in)

Wheel track 7.72 m (25 ft 4 in)

Wheelbase 18.19 m (59 ft 81/4 in)

Passenger doors (each): Height 1.67 m (5 ft 53/4 in) Width 0.76 m (2 ft 6 in)

Height to sill: fwd 4.88 m (16 ft 0 in) amidships 4.74 m (15 ft 7 in)

 

Service doors (each): Height 1.22 m (4 ft 0 in) Width 0.61 m (2 ft 0 in)

Height to sill: fwd 4.88 m (16 ft 0 in) amidships 4.75 m (15 ft 71/2 in)

 

Baggage hold door (under floor): Length 0.99 m (3 ft 3 in) Width 0.84 m (2 ft 9{1/5} in)

Height to sill 3.54 m (11 ft 7 in)

 

Baggage hold door (rear, stbd): Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in) Width 0.76 m (2 ft 6 in)

Height to sill 4.04 m (13 ft 3 in)

 

Dimensions, InternalCabin:

Length, flight deck door to rear pressure bulkhead, incl galley and toilets 39.32 m (129 ft 0 in)

Width 2.63 m (8 ft 71/2 in) Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)

Volume 238.5 m3 (8,440 cu ft)

 

Baggage/freight compartments: Under floor 6.43 m3 (227 cu ft) Rear fuselage (total) 13.31 m3 (470 cu ft)

AreasWings, gross 358.25 m2 (3,856 sq ft)

 

Elevons (total) 32.00 m2 (344.44 sq ft)Fin (excl dorsal fin) 33.91 m2 (365 sq ft)

Rudder 10.40 m2 (112 sq ft)