Bell X-1 is fueled with liquid oxygen, X-1 is hooked onto the underside of a B-29 in flight, United States.
United States USA Date:1945 Duration:4 min 24 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Bell X-1 hooked with B-29 bomber in flight. Bell X-1 is towed with tug and pulled out of the hangar. Men direct the tug. A radar and hangar in the background. The plane fueled with liquid oxygen. The B-29 bomber is tugged across the landing strip. X-1 sits underside of B-29. X-1 is hooked onto the underside of a B-29 Superfortress bomber by the technicians. A pilot shakes hand with an officer and talks. B-29 with X-1 in the background. B-29 bomber with X-1 taxis and takes off. B-29 bomber with X-1 in flight. A chase plane in flight. View of B-29 bomber with X-1. X-1 is released and in flight. X-1 in flight to the great height and leaves a vapor tail. X-1 lands on the dry lake bed. The pilot is congratulated.
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