Category Archive 'Bell X-1'

08 Jul 2007

First Super Sonic Flight Re-Enacted With Radio-Controlled Aircraft

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The first supersonic flight re-done using radio controlled planes. The B-29 is powered by four 80cc engines, has a wingspan of 21 feet and weighs only 98 lbs. It does loops, rolls, spins and flies inverted over the runway, drops an X-1 rocket plane from its wing.

7:23 video

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Hat tip to Karen L. Myers.


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