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Rocket plane... speed of sound.....

Item # 588701

December 15, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1946

* Bell X-1 rocket plane 1st powered flight
* Speed of sound - Chalmers (Slick) Goodlin

This 100+ page newspaper has two column headlines on page X 18 (inside): "AVIATION: ROCKET SHIP", "Army Test at 500 m. p. h. Is Successful, But Transonic Speed Is Unproved" See photos for text.

Also coverage on the upcoming 1946 NFL football title game which was played on this day between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants.

Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day are included throughout. This issue is complete and in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century