On January 5,1949, the X1 #1 Glamorous Glennis successfully completed a ground takeoff from Muroc Dry Lake, piloted by Chuck Yeager. The maximum speed attained by the X1 #1 was Mach 1.45 at 40,130 feet, approximately 957 mph, during a flight by Yeager on March 26, 1948. Seen here is a closeup view of the Mach meter and surrounding instruments on the top right of the forward instrument panel of the Bell X1.
Partake in a sailing regatta or feel the wind in your hair cruising in a ‘Vette. Go places without leaving home. Give wings to self-expression with our transportation art collection.
Pick the perfect ride for your walls from mega jets, cool kayaks to vintage race cars. Get them wall-ready and fabulous in our handcrafted frames, starting at $59. Famous works of art from this collection include Monet’s Sailboat, Sleep Balloon by Nancy Tillman. Vapor Helicopter by Banksy.