Address: Pier 86, W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. - 212-245-0072
Join Leslie Scott, retired British Airways Concorde captain, for a lunch time interactive discussion of his career, including setting the world record for the fastest commercial transatlantic crossing from New York to London while flying Alpha Delta on February 7, 1996, on Wednesday, April 24, at 12:00 PM, at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan.
During this lunch time talk, Captain Scott will reflect on his eight year experience flying the Concorde Alpha Delta, which is now on display at the Intrepid Museum Complex, and discuss the technological innovations that allowed Concorde to become the world’s only successful supersonic airliner.
Visitors are invited to bring their own lunch to the talk. Admission is $8 per person for the event only; general admission rates apply for museum access. Advance reservations are required. Please RSVP at www.intrepidmuseum.org.
Venue Description: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world's fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery. The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.