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Bell X-1 Cockpit cross-section- This is the jet Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in.

Bell Cockpit cross-section- This is the rocket propelled aircraft Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in.

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Did you know?  Why do Soviet/Russian aircraft have their cockpits painted in turquoise?  Most military cockpits in crafts built by countries whose militaries are familiar to us are drab-er colours — grays, olives, slates, black, but Russians painted their aircraft turquoise.  The color chosen by Soviet designers helps to reduce stress and maintain a pilot’s effectiveness on long missions. While the Soviets were not the only country (or manufacturer) to use this color, they have used it for…

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What I see when someone asks me to help them with a computer..

One pinner said "What I see when someone asks me to help them with a computer." Found under spitfire plane

Chuck Yeager in the cockpit of the X-1 (a.k.a. "Glamorous Glennis"), May 1948.

Faster Than Sound - Captain Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager poses in the cockpit of the Bell in May 1948 at Muroc Air Force Base in California. On October Yeager broke the sound barrier in this plane, nicknamed "Glamorous Glennis.

Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1 in 1949. Chuck wears a interim flight helmet made from a US Army WW2 tank helmet and mated to a USAAF WW2 era flight helmet. This was part of the USAAF first generation of flight helmets. He has a A-13A oxygen mask on the helmet. He wears potentially what looks like WW2 flight boots from the RAF 1936 style?

More USAF 1950-60s flightgear photos

JAN 2011 - More photos showing of the USAF flightgear from the era. USAF Chuck Yeager and the Bell in Chuck wears a interim flight helmet made from a US Army tank helmet and mated to a USAAF era flight helmet.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird cockpit

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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (299P) - Untitled | Aviation Photo #2165866 | Airliners.net

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (299P) - Untitled | Aviation Photo #2165866 | Airliners.net

Chuck Yeager in the Bell X1.

Shortly after we settled in, Chuck drove us to the base to show us the He purposely hadn’t told me he named the plane Glamorous Glennis, but there it was, written on the nose.

Cockpit view - Apache Helicopter...I so wanted  pilot's license...don't delay your dreams ♥

Cockpit of an AH-1W Super Cobra [1840x3264]

Cockpit view - Apache Helicopter Celebrate a great career in the US Air force…

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Spitfire cockpit.

The fighter plane's instruments and controls. The cockpit is cramped, but the bubble canopy provides the pilot with all-round vision. The instruments are authentic but new

Captain Charles E Yeager is in the cockpit of the Bell X-1 supersonic research aircraft, Muroc Army Air Force Base, California, October 1947. He became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound in level flight on October 14.

On October Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound aboard the experimental Bell rocket plane. As Chuck said "spam in a can".

Chuck Yeager & the Bell X-1. First to break the sound barrier.

Chuck Yeager the Bell When Chuck Yeager strapped himself into the cockpit of the Bell hanging in the belly of a there were many who felt that he wouldn't return alive. Several men before him had died attempting to break the sound barrier.

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