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Today in 1947, U.S. Air Force pilot Charles “Chuck” Yeager officially broke the sound barrier in the rocket-powered Bell X-1 aircraft, which he christened The Glamorous Glennis. The Bell X-1 was the result of the USAF modifying designs from the U.K.’s Ministry of Aviation, which started work on breaking the sound barrier in 1942, but […]