A new engine is fitted to an American X-15 rocket plane and is tested out in flight.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "X-15 Aloft With New Engine". American voiceovered newsreel material.
United States of America (USA).
LS B-52 bomber plane taxing for take-off, with X-15 rocket plane tucked under its wing. LS as the B52 takes to the air and passes over camera. CUs of the X15 rocket plane under the wing of the B-52. Various shots of the X-15 in flight after having been fired from the B-52. LS as the X-15 comes in to land, and of it landing (Scott Crossfield was the test pilot)
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 17/11/1960.