The rocket plane X15 smashes the World air speed record.
Unissued / Unused material.
Title reads: "2905 MPH. X-15 In record Flight". American voiceovered newsreel material.
United States of America (USA).
MS ground to air, pan with B-52 bomber taking off. Air to air shots of the B-52 showing the X-15 rocket plane, piloted by Major Bob White dropping away from beneath the bomber and accelerating away. MS pan with the X15 as it skids in to land. MS CU Major White climbing from the cockpit of the X-15.