The Douglas Skyrocket flying at twice the speed of sound
Edwards Air Force Base, Muroc, California, United States of America
DOUGLAS SKYROCKET RECORD
GV. The Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket plane (a swept-wing, rocket-powered, research plane). Scotty Crossfield, the test pilot, checking plane. LS. Plane being loaded into B.29. MS Crew climbing aboard. Air to air, Skyrocket in flight. (Flying at 1327 miles per hour, twice the speed of sound and a new world record).