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Watch The true Action Adventures of the Twentieth Century online: Episode 31 The Race to Break the Sound Barrier - Airspeed Record Breaking

The story of airspeed record breaking with emphasis on the Schneider Trophy and culminating in the sound barrier being first broken by a US Bell X-I rocket aircraft in 1947. Set against the background of the belief that an aircraft might well break up if it did fly at more than Mach 1. The true story of The Right Stuff.

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