Buckingham Covers - First Day Covers

Captain Les Brodie


Captain Les Brodie trained at the College of Air Training, Hamble, in 1972 to become a commercial pilot with British Airways.

He flew Hawker Siddley Trident Aircraft followed by Boeing 737, before he joined the BA Concorde Fleet in 1988 as a Co-Pilot. He became a Concorde Instructor in 1992 , gained command on the Boeing 777 in 1997 and returned to Concorde as Captain and Flight Training Manager in 1998.

Captain Brodie was the last ever captain to fly Concorde. He carried out the last ever Concorde landing in GBOAF at Filton, Bristol on 26th November 2003.