Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Left side view of Bell X-1 "Glamorous Glennis" (s/n 46-062, A19510007000) in flight over Muroc Air Force Base, flown by Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager and photographed by Robert A. Hoover from Lockheed FP-80 chase plane, 1948.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Rocketry
  • Propulsion systems
  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Research aircraft

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Robert A. Hoover



Repository Loc.

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


  • Photographs
  • Records

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