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Subject: ME262 - Sound Barrier Date: 2/24/2001 10:48 AM
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Interesting story regarding ME262 as the 1st plane to break sound barrier:

German 'broke sound barrier before official record'

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_218520.html?menu=

A former German air force pilot claims he broke the sound barrier more than two years before the official date. Hans Guido Mutke says he flew his Messerschmitt 262 over Austria in 1945. The official record is held by US pilot Chuck Yeager for a 1947 flight....

Bruno the Meateater
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