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BELL X-1 ROCKET PLANE
BELL X-1
ATTEMPT
GOOD WAY
HISTORY BOOKS
PILOTS
PILOT
HEAVY METAL BAND
SONIC BOOM
LEVEL FLIGHT
FIRST
FIRST WOMAN
WELCH
SPEED LIMIT
RIBS
BROKEN
SUPERSONIC FLIGHT
AERODYNAMICS
TEST PILOT
SOUND
MACH
BREAKING
BREAK
CHUCK YEAGER
SOUND BARRIER
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. Sound Barrier was a heavy metal band from Los Angeles from 1980 to 1987. (Web site)
  2. The Sound Barrier was once believed to be a physical barrier preventing large objects from traveling faster than sound.
  3. The sound barrier was formerly an obstacle to supersonic flight.
  4. The Sound Barrier is a drama about the race for a supersonic aeroplane.
  5. The sound barrier was an unknown quantity – no one had passed beyond the invisible wall and lived to tell the tale. (Web site)

Bell X-1 Rocket Plane

  1. Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in the Bell X-1 rocket plane.

Bell X-1

  1. Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier on 14 October 1947 in the Bell X-1. (Web site)

Attempt

  1. As the inevitability of breaking the sound barrier loomed near, some were even killed in the attempt. (Web site)

Good Way

  1. The purchase was seen as a good way of creating a sound barrier between the main chapter house and the rest of Wyman Parkway.

History Books

  1. In a rocket plane designed to resemble a rifle bullet he blasted his way into the history books and broke through the sound barrier. (Web site)

Pilots

  1. There are disputes that other pilots had previously broken the sound barrier but their claims were not substantiated.

Pilot

  1. Richardson approaches this pilot as well with his challenge--and this time the "sound barrier" is successfully broken without anyone being killed. (Web site)

Heavy Metal Band

  1. For the heavy metal band, see Sound Barrier.

Sonic Boom

  1. He then finished with a sonic boom as he broke the sound barrier.

Level Flight

  1. Chuck Yeager — Broke the sound barrier in level flight.
  2. This was the first American jet aircraft to break the sound barrier in level flight.

First

  1. The Bell X-1 rocket plane, which first broke the sound barrier in level flight, is a famous example.

First Woman

  1. Jackie Cochran was the first woman to break the sound barrier on May 18, 1953 in a Canadair F-86 Sabre.

Welch

  1. Summation: Welch announced his intention to dive the XP-86 through the sound barrier.

Speed Limit

  1. There is no speed limit in class A airspace (except the sound barrier over land).

Ribs

  1. All was ready for an attempt at the sound barrier when, over the weekend, Yeager broke two ribs while horseback riding. (Web site)

Broken

  1. George Welch made a plausible but officially unverified claim to have broken the sound barrier on October 1, 1947 while flying an XP-86 Sabre.
  2. By the time the sound barrier was broken, much of the subsonic and low supersonic aerodynamics knowledge had matured. (Web site)
  3. Hans Guido Mutke claimed to have broken the sound barrier before Yeager, on April 9 1945 in a Messerschmitt Me 262.

Supersonic Flight

  1. Supersonic flight was not very commercially viable, as the planes were required to fly over the oceans if they wanted to break the sound barrier.

Aerodynamics

  1. In aerodynamics, the sound barrier is the transition at transonic speeds from subsonic to supersonic travel (usually refers to flight).
  2. In aerodynamics, the sound barrier is the apparent physical boundary stopping large objects from becoming supersonic.

Test Pilot

  1. George Welch, a test pilot for North American Aviation, whom some believe broke the sound barrier before Yeager. (Web site)

Sound

  1. At sea level a plane must exceed 741 mph to break the sound barrier or the speed at which sound travels.

Mach

  1. Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947; only weeks after Crossfield reached Mach 2, or twice the speed of sound, Yeager outdid him.

Breaking

  1. Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1; breaking the sound barrier.
  2. One of the greatest leaps forward in the history of aviation was the breaking of the sound barrier. (Web site)
  3. From how he met his wife to breaking a rib while riding horseback the day before he flew through the sound barrier.

Break

  1. It is a fictional story about attempts by aircraft designers and test pilots to break the sound barrier. (Web site)
  2. According to Yeager, any pilot who attempted to break the sound barrier in the manner portrayed in the movie would have been killed.
  3. While the X-1 was the first to break the sound barrier, the X-15 has the distinction of being the most successful research airplane ever flown. (Web site)

Chuck Yeager

  1. And we are honored today to have another dignitary from the annals of flight, the first man to break the sound barrier, Chuck Yeager.
  2. To complete the high speed phase of the program, the Air Force & Bell turned to the man who had broken the sound barrier, Major Chuck Yeager. (Web site)
  3. On 18 May 1953, Jacqueline Cochran flying a Canadian-built F-86E alongside Chuck Yeager, became the first woman to break the sound barrier.

Sound Barrier

  1. Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier on October 14, 1947, flying the experimental Bell X-1 at Mach 1 at an altitude of 13,700 m (45,000 ft). (Web site)
  2. Riding in the back seat of Armstrong's jet that day: Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier.
  3. So on October 14, 1947, with two broken ribs, a broom handle and shampoo on his windshield, Chuck Yeager became the first person to break the sound barrier. (Web site)

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