Yeager, Charles Elwood "Chuck"; Bell X-1 "Glamorous Glennis". photograph

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Summary
"MUROC AFB, California, January 5, 1949. Captain Charles E. Yeager standing beside Bell X-1 following first powered take-off of supersonic airplane." Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager poses in leather jacket with helmet under his arm beside right side of nose of the Bell X-1 "Glamorous Glennis" (s/n 46-062, A19510007000).
Repository Loc.
National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560
Topic
Aeronautics, Military
Air pilots
Test pilots
Research aircraft
Propulsion systems
Airplanes
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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photographer
United States Air Force
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United States Air Force Pre-1954 Still Photography Collection
1/5/1949
Type
Photographs
Local number
NASM-00008135