Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis”


Bell X-1 (NASM 2015) 3549I photographed the legendary Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis” that Chuck Yearger piloted to break the sound barrier in 1947. At the time of our visit in October 2015, the X-1 was undergoing some work in preparation for a new display at the Smithsonian NASM.

Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis”; Smithsonian NASM 2015