Concorde's last flight: Is this the greatest aviation photograph of all time?

On November 26, 2003, supersonic airplane Concorde made its last flight, returning to the airfield near Bristol, in southwest England, where it's remained since.  As this marvel of modern engineering soared over the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, a landmark of Victorian engineering based on a design by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it created a poignant moment witnessed by cheering crowds.  High in the sky, dangling out of a helicopter and buffeted by icy winds, photographer Lewis Whyld managed to capture it on camera -- an image that has become the defining shot of the golden age of faster-than-the-speed-of-sound travel.  Whyld, who now works as an aerial cameraman for CNN, reveals how he took one of the coolest airplane photos ever taken.
 
Read the article over at CNN here.
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