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AAHS Journal Vol 64, No 2
AAHS Journal, Vol 64, No 2
Summer 2019

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This Day in History: 
November 19, 1955

Air Force test pilot Frank K. "Pete" Everest completes the first powered flight of the Bell X-2 rocket-propelled research aircraft at Edwards AFB, CA. The craft reaches Mach 0.99, but an engine fire forces Everest to shut down the engine, and return to land on Rogers Dry Lake.

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