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  Concordes fly to overseas museums
Updated 30 October 2003, 17.19
Concorde on it's final flight
Three supersonic Concorde planes will be kept in museums overseas, while four will remain in Britain.

The planes, which fly as fast as a bullet, were retired earlier this month because it cost too much to keep them going.

The jets will be housed in Seattle, New York and Barbados.

One will be kept at Airbus UK in Filton, one at Manchester airport, one at the Museum of Flight, Edinburgh and one at Heathrow airport in London.

There was a plan to keep one Concorde for airshows and flypasts, but British Airways said that was too expensive.

BA also said it will hold an auction of Concorde memorabilia in December to raise cash for charity.

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