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X-1D pilots

Pilot Agency Flights Aircraft
Jean Ziegler Bell 1 48-1386
Frank Everest USAF 1 48-1386

X-1D flights

Vehicle
Flight #
Date Pilot Aircraft Agency Velocity
-Mach-
Altitude
- m -
Comments
X-1D #1 July 24, 1951 Jean Ziegler 48-1386 Bell 1  ?  ? Pilot famiiliarization. Glide flight. Nose gear broken on landing.
X-1D #2 August 22, 1951 Frank Everest 48-1386 USAF 1  ?  ? Launch aborted. Small explosion during propellant jettison process. Pilot evacuated to B-50. X-1D jettisoned and destroyed.

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