Bell X-1 Blog

Bell X-1 Capt. Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager on October 14, 1947, flying the Bell XS-1 #1 became the first pilot to fly faster than sound reaching Mach 1.06, at an altitude of 43,000 feet, over the Mojave Desert near Muroc Dry Lake, California. This flight showed that an aircraft could be able to fly faster than … Continue reading Bell X-1 Blog