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(From Agence France Presse)
One of Air France's five Concordes, the supersonic passenger jet being phased out after a quarter century of pricey transatlantic haulage, will have a final resting place in the United States.
The Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum, repository to such aviation treasures as the Spirit of St. Louis and the Apollo 11 space capsule, will house the coveted prize at the cavernous Steven Udvar-Hazy expo center it is opening at Dulles International Airport in December.
"It's definitely an asset to our collection to have a Concorde," said Smithsonian spokeswoman Claire Brown.
"It's a one-of-a kind artefact," …