• 3 April 1974
The name G-BOAC was registered to the British Aircraft Corporation. (BAC), who started to build the new plane. Her factory aircraft number was 204.
• 27 February 1975
G-BOAC made her maiden flight from Filton, Bristol.
• 1975 - 1976
G-BOAC was used by BAC for Certificate of Airworthiness tasks and then subsequently on route proving duties.
• 13 February 1976
G-BOAC was delivered to British Airways and she became the flag ship of the fleet.
• 26 May 1976
G-BOAC flies the inaugural British Airways passenger service to Washington. DC.
• 2 November 1977
G-BOAC flies from Barbados to Heathrow with HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip after their Jubilee tour of the Caribbean.
• 5 January 1979
G-BOAC was lent Braniff Airways and was re-registered as G-N81AC/N81AC.
• 11 August 1980
Braniff Airway s sent G-BOAC back to British Airways and officially her name was changed back to G-BOAC.
• 19 December 1985
G-BOAC became the fastest commercial Concorde and fastest commercial airliner in history as she flew at 1,488 mph. This is still a world record.
• 15 August 2000
G-BOAC grounded when its Certificate of Airworthiness is withdrawn as a result of the investigation into the Paris crash 3 weeks beforehand.
• 11 July 2002
G-BOAC had her first test flight following the post Paris crash modification programme.
She was the 5th British Airways aircraft to receive the new safety upgrades.
• 23 July 2002
G-BOAC very happily returns to service with a return flight to New York.
• 20 Oct 2003
With the retirement of Concorde confirmed, G-BOAC starts the Farewell Tour programme with a 10am take off from Heathrow to visit to Birmingham International via Bay of Biscay.
• 21 Oct 2003
She was the 10am Concorde flight to Belfast via Bay of Biscay on the Farewell Tour program
• 23 Oct 2003
She was the 10am Concorde flight to Cardiff via Bay of Biscay on the Farewell Tour program
• 30 Oct 2003
I saw G-BOAC at the Concorde hangers at Heathrow Airport.
• 31 Oct 2003
At 10.30-ish am G-BOAC left Heathrow for the last time and flew to her new home at Manchester Airport. She was never to return to Heathrow again.
During her life G-BOAC had
• Flew 22, 260 hours
• Went Supersonic 7, 730 times
• Landed 6,761 times