bell x-1

  1. FMGough

    Bell X-1 Model Rocket

    I have always been intrigued by this aircraft. To think Chuck Yeager strapped himself (with busted ribs) into a rocket powered, bullet shaped glider, that was then dropped from a B-29 over a desolate region of the United States to attempt to break the sound barrier in level flight in 1947 and...
  2. R

    Boeing B-29 / Bell X-1 Project

    A video about an RC model B-29/X-1 project has been posted here: This project was done by Columbia Gorge Aeromodeler RC flyers David Hmiel and Roy Pettit to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the breaking of the sound barrier in October of 1947. Based on an...