Bell X-1 facts for kids

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Bell X-1
Bell X-1 in flight.
Role Experimental aircraft
National origin USA.
Manufacturer Bell
First flight 1946
Introduction Only for test.
Primary user US Army Air Force
Number built One example

The Bell X-1 is a famous US jet aircraft. It was the first aircraft in the world that reach a speed of Mach 1 in level flight. It was the October 14th 1947. Its pilot was Chuck Yeager.

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