What did the "Glamorous Glennis" do today in 1947?


by / October 13, 2011


It became the first aircraft to break the sound barrier in controlled flight. The aircraft, a Bell X-1 piloted by Chuck Yeager, reached a top speed of Mach 1.06 (807.2 mph).

Chad Vander Veen

Chad Vander Veen previously served as the editor of FutureStructure, and the associate editor of Government Technology and Public CIO magazines.

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