Bob Stanley Americas First Jet Flight October 1942: XP-59A Airacomet

America’s first official jet flight happened in October 1942 with Bob Stanley flying the XP-59A manufactured by Bell Aircraft. It took only only 13 months for Americans to enter the jet age. Fascinating video. Thanks to Jim Wilemon at Facebook.

XP-59A Airacomet - First Jet Flight

America’s First Jet Flight: XP-59-A Airacoment (video)

Posted by Maggie @ Maggie’s Notebook