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Right Stuff Bell poster.jpg

Movie (1983)


Starring:
Sam Shepard (Chuck Yeager)
Ed Harris (John Glenn)
Dennis Quaid (Gordon Cooper)
Scott Glenn (Alan Shepard)
Fred Ward (Virgil "Gus" Grissom)




Bell X-1

The first aircraft to break the sound barrier, flown by Chuck Yeager.

Right Stuff Bell X12.jpg
Right Stuff Bell X13.jpg
Right Stuff Bell X14.jpg

Boeing B-29 Superfortress

This carries the Bell X-1 and X-1A.

Right Stuff Bell carrier.jpg
Right Stuff Bell carrier2.jpg

Bell X-1A

Yeager achieves a new speed record of Mach 2 in this.

Right Stuff Bell X1A3.jpg
Right Stuff Bell X1A4.jpg

Lockheed F-104G Starfighter

At the end of the film, Yeager goes for a new speed record in this. The actual plane flown by Yeager in real life was an NF-104A.

Right Stuff Starfighter1.jpg
Right Stuff Starfighter2.jpg
Right Stuff Starfighter3.jpg
Right Stuff Starfighter4.jpg

Hawker Hunter

After Yeager's Bell X-1 flights, Scott Crossfield sets a new record in the Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket (represented in this film by a modified Hawker Hunter).

Right Stuff D550.jpg
Right Stuff Bell X1A1.jpg
Right Stuff Bell X1A2.jpg

Beechcaft T-34 Mentor

Right Stuff silver plane.jpg

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

In the scene where Alan Shepard is introduced, we see him landing this on an aircraft carrier (the USS Coral Sea).

Right Stuff Skyhawk1.jpg
Right Stuff Skyhawk2.jpg
Right Stuff Skyhawk3.jpg

Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II

Right Stuff fighters1.jpg
Right Stuff fighters2.jpg

Grumman C-1 Trader

The plane with the folded wings, furthest right

Northrop T-38 Talon

Pilot patches from Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB

Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King

This retrieves Alan Shepard after he re-enters Earth's atmosphere in his capsule.

Right Stuff helicopter Shepard.jpg

Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw

Right Stuff Marines chopper.jpg

Bell UH-1H Iroquois

Right Stuff NASA chopper1.jpg
Right Stuff NASA chopper.jpg
Right Stuff Huey.jpg

Lockheed HC-130 Hercules

Right Stuff Hercules.jpg

North American F-86 Sabre

Right Stuff Jet1.jpg
Right Stuff fighter3.jpg

Boeing RC-135 Rivet Joint

Right Stuff airliner.jpg

Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

Right Stuff Funeral jets1.jpg
In the background.

Convair F-106 Delta Dart

In the background.


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