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... 1948, a Northrop unmanned rocket sled became the first land vehicle to break the sound barrier.

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Dec 27, 2012 ... These are almost all supersonic jet planes breaking the sound barrier on youtube December 2012 Sonic BOOM.

What happens when an aircraft breaks the sound barrier? - Scientific ...


Mar 11, 2002 ... U.S. Navy Ensign John Gay captured one of the best images ever taken of a sonic boom (the breaking of the sound barrier) in 1999.

Breaking the Sound Barrier with an Aircraft - HyperPhysics


Military aircraft routinely accelerate to speeds greater than the local sound speed. Historically, this was referred to as "breaking the sound barrier". The passage ...

This is NOT a picture of a fighter jet breaking the sound barrier


Jan 5, 2015 ... The moments when a jet fighter created a vapour cone as it approached the sound barrier have been captured in stunning detail in a set of ...

Yeager breaks sound barrier - Oct 14, 1947 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Yeager breaks sound barrier on Oct 14, 1947. ... first person to break the sound barrier without the protection or propulsion of a vehicle .

40 Photos of Airplanes Breaking the Sound Barrier «TwistedSifter


Jun 13, 2012 ... Below you will find a gallery of incredibly fast and expensive airplanes breaking the sound barrier and thus travelling at supersonic speeds.

BBC - Future - The Spitfires that nearly broke the sound barrier


May 6, 2016 ... Chuck Yeager's record-breaking flight in the Bell X-1 was helped due ... that paved the way to breaking the sound barrier (Credit: Getty Images).

How a Human First Broke the Sound Barrier | Motherboard


Oct 15, 2014 ... Hence the term, born sometime a decade earlier: "the sound barrier." .... combat aircraft of the 1950s could routinely break the sound barrier in ...

Video: What it's like to break the sound barrier in a Thunderbird F-16 ...


May 2, 2014 ... Watch a photographer experience 9Gs in the flight of a lifetime aboard a US airforce Thunderbird F-16 jet.

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Breaking the Sound Barrier | The Greatest Moments in Flight


Jul 23, 2012 ... In 1947, pilot Chuck Yeager flew faster than the speed of sound, and also created the first sonic boom.

What happens when an aircraft breaks the sound barrier? - Aviation ...


Oct 1, 2014 ... Why can't it break the sound barrier near the ground? ... The sound barrier can be broken at any altitude, if the aircraft has a sufficiently ...

NASA's designing a passenger jet that'll break the sound barrier ...


Mar 2, 2016 ... A US Navy FA-18 Hornet breaking the sound barrier in 1999. ... can travel faster than the speed of sound, but without the telltale sonic boom.