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Glamorous Glennis (in 48th scale)

Hi folks and a happy 2018 to you all. This is the Bell X-1 “Glamorous Glennis” named after his wife as flown by Chuck Yeager on the 14th of October 1947 for its historic supersonic flight, the first manned aircraft […]

Glamorous Glennis in 1/72

Finally finished this one – the old Tamiya kit – and it was a pleasure to build. Fit was generally very good and the cockpit and landing gear really looked the part. I added some Brengun photo etch, some miscellaneous […]

BELL X-1 “Glamourous Glennis”

Bell X-1 – The mach buster On October 14, 1947, Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound in his Bell X-1, which he named Glamorous Glennis, in tribute to his wife. […]

Bell X 1, 46062, USAF Muroc Air Base California 1947.

1/72 Hobbycraft, almost OOB, I replaced the pitots with brass wire, finished in Floquil F110030 and MM enamels with Tamiya X22 over kit and other decals, built 2007. This aircraft named “Glamorous Glennis” flown by Captain Charles “Chuck” Yeager.

„Two Iconics“ – F-104 Starfighter and Bell X-1 „Machbuster“

Two of my latest builds and a tribute to General Chuck Yeager, who was the first man breaking the sound barrier with his Bell X-1. The two models are from the Eduard Limited Editions, it was a great pleasure to […]

Revell Bell X-1, 1/32

I bought this kit at a club day just as everyone was packing up ,why ?,because I didn’t want to go home empty handed and instantly regretted it ,so anyway it came home with me and sat on the shelf […]

1/48 Strombecker X-1B Restoration

It’s not quite finished, but thought I would post anyway. I got this model off ebay. It was an estate sale purchase. I paid way too much for it, but I like the old dogs and it is an original […]

Revell 1/32nd Bell X-1

Another build from “yesteryear” rescued from the ceiling and the dust monster. This would have been an easy build and wouldn’t have taken many man-hours, I’m sure. The [seated] pilot figure was/is one of the best I’ve seen, as most […]