Captain Charles E. Yeager (shown standing next to the United States Air Force's Bell-built X-1 supersonic research aircraft) became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight on October 14, 1947..Credit: U.S. Air Force via CNP
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Captain Charles E. Yeager (shown standing next to the United States Air Force's Bell-built X-1 supersonic research aircraft) became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight on October 14, 1947..Credit: U.S. Air Force via CNP

Filename: 031313USAF-History075.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 28 Aug 2002
Location: Edwards AFB California United States of America
Credit: U.S. Air Force via CNP
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