Registration / Serial:48-1385
Alternate Serial:1385
Aircraft Original Type:Bell S-1
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell S-1/X-1
Aircraft Version:Bell X-1B
C/n (msn):5
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force / NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (KDWF / DWF)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Collection:United States Air Force Museum
Photo Date:August 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:10833Submit Correction
View count: 208
A further development of the original Bell X-1, the X-1B was instrumented to study thermal heating during supersonic flight. Cracks in the fuel tanks finally grounded the rocket plane with the last flight on Jan. 23, 1958. Displayed at the US Air Force Museum.
Registration / Serial:48-1385
Alternate Serial:1385
Aircraft Version:Bell X-1B
C/n (msn):5
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force / NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (KDWF / DWF)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Photo Date:August 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Registration / Serial:48-1385
Alternate Serial:1385
Aircraft Original Type:Bell S-1
Aircraft Generic Type:Bell S-1/X-1
Aircraft Version:Bell X-1B
C/n (msn):5
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force / NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (KDWF / DWF)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Collection:United States Air Force Museum
Photo Date:August 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact
Photo ID:10833Submit Correction
View count: 208
A further development of the original Bell X-1, the X-1B was instrumented to study thermal heating during supersonic flight. Cracks in the fuel tanks finally grounded the rocket plane with the last flight on Jan. 23, 1958. Displayed at the US Air Force Museum.
Registration / Serial:48-1385
Alternate Serial:1385
Aircraft Version:Bell X-1B
C/n (msn):5
Operator Titles:USA - Air Force / NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (KDWF / DWF)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Photo Date:August 1978
Photo by:Gary VincentContact