Detail View: Dryden Historical Images: X-1

Title: 
X-1
Creator: 
NASA
Description: 
E51-593 The third X-1 46-064, known as ''Queenie,'' is mated to the EB-50A 46-006 at Edwards AFB, California. Following a captive flight on 9 November 1951, both aircraft were destroyed by fire during defueling. This particular X-1 only flew twice, the first flight occurring on 20 July 1951. Bell pilot Joseph Cannon was the pilot on both flights, although the second flight was only a captive flight. Cannon was injured in the fire. Nov 1951 NASA Photo
Date: 
11/04/51
Identifier: 
340450main_E51-593_full
MediaType: 
Image
MediaType: 
image
Collection: 
NASA_Dryden_Multimedia_X-1_Image_Gallery
Year: 
1951
Where: 
California