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Chuck Yeager X-1 Glamorous Glennis On 14 October, 1947 at 10.22 am, Capt. Yeager flew the Bell X-1 at a speed of 670mph (Mach 1.06) breaking the sound barrier for the first time in human history. Yeager christened the first X-1 Glamorous Glennis as was his P-51’s in WWII.


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October 14, 1947: Captain Chuck Yeager of the U.S. Air Force flies a Bell X-1 rocket-powered experimental aircraft, the Glamorous Glennis, faster than the speed of sound - over the high desert of Southern California - and becomes the first pilot and the first airplane to do so in level flight.

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Where planes go to die -

At Edwards, Chuck Yeager became the first person to pilot an aircraft faster than the speed of sound during level flight. The experimental Bell X-1 rocket plane broke the barrier in 1947 after being dropped from a modified B-29 bomber.