Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis
Flown by Captain "Chuck Yeager"
Dimensions: 30" x 14"
On October 14, 1947, at 10.22 am, Captain Chuck Yeager flew the Bell X-1 at a speed of Mach 1.06. This broke the sound barrier for the first time in history. Captain Chuck Yeager named the Bell X-1 "Glamorous Glennis" after his wife.
Yeager flew many different P-51's during WWII and he named all of them "Glamorous Glennis".
The Bel X-1's research set the stage for our modern fighters jets that exist today.