Pushing The Envelope. Chuck Yeager, Pete Knight and Experimental Aircraft

Pushing the Envelope. A video showing the X-1 and other experimental aircraft throughout the years.

“The first generation X-1 aircraft changed aviation history in numerous ways, and not simply because they were the first aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound. Rather, they established the concept of the research aircraft, built solely for experimental purposes. NASA continues this legacy of experimental aircraft today. “(1)

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Source: NASA on YouTube, photos taken from video


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