Visit from Chuck Yeager

Visit from Chuck Yeager

Charles "Chuck" Yeager visited the Museum in October 2015. Here he poses with Museum staff in front of the the Bell X-1, Glamorous Glennis, the aircraft he piloted in 1947 to become the first man to exceed the speed of sound.

  • NASM2015-06668

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  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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