Rare original Bell X1-6062 supersonic aircraft photograph; signed by eight test pilots including Chuck Yeager, Slick Goodlin, and Gus Lundquist

  • X-1 Test Pilots Signed Photograph.
  • X-1 Test Pilots Signed Photograph.

X-1 Test Pilots Signed Photograph.

Item Number: 96762

Original black and white photograph of a Bell X1-6062 supersonic aircraft signed by eight iconic test pilots including Chuck Yeager, Slick Goodlin, Gus Lundquist, Scott Crossfield, Pete Everest, Bob Campine, Joe Cannon, and John H. Griffith. In fine condition. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16.5 inches by 14.5 inches.

The rocket-engine-powered Bell X-1 was conceived as a part of a joint supersonic research project conducted by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, U.S. Army Air Forces, and U.S. Air Force. In 1945, the X-1, piloted by Chuck Yeager, became the first manned airplane to exceed the speed of sound in level flight.