Chuck Yeager Tests X-1 Rocket Plane Ca. 1949

Chuck Yeager Tests X-1 Rocket Plane Ca. 1949

Streaming Video - 1949
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Following World War II, the United States began testing the X-1 series, a collection of rocket-powered aircraft that were the forerunners of modern jets and spacecraft. Chuck Yeager became known as America's foremost test pilot after becoming the first pilot to fly an aircraft faster than the speed of sound.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : WPA Film Library, [1949]
Copyright Date: ©1949
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (0 min., 59 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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