Bell X-1; Boeing B-29 Superfortress Carrier Aircraft. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Bell X-1 #2 (s/n 46-063) in the loading pit being prepared to be lifted into the Boeing B-29 Superfortress waiting in the background.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes
  • Bell X-1 (Supersonic plane)
  • Rocket planes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Date

Circa 1946

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00008164

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