This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
View, from above, of Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager (at the very front) along with the Bell X-1A (A/C No. 48-1384) and the line crew and all the support equipment and staff that made Yeager's flights in the Bell X-1A possible, circa 1953. A Boeing B-29 Superfortress is visible in the background and a North American F-86E Sabre (A/C No. 50-0582) is visible at the center right.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Air pilots