US aircraft launched from belly of a bomber reaches amazing speed.
California, United States of America (USA).
GV. Men preparing under the nose of the bomber at Edwards Air Force Base, California. SV. Colonel Pete Everest donning his protective clothing. SV. The helmet being put over his head. SV. He walks towards his plane. GV. Man connecting the starting wire under the wing. LV. The takeoff of the bomber. SV. Man looking through binoculars at the sky. LV. & SV. The bomber flying along making four trails with the little aircraft tacked on underneath - Bell X-2. CU. Colonel Everest's face behind a helmet glass. SV. The little aircraft tacked on underneath, and dropping from parent plane. Camera follows the little plane down, which starts making a vast trail. LV. The little aircraft moving along. GV. The sky with a vapour trail cutting across the screen. SV. Little plane in flight. CU. Everest's face. TV. The place landing, touches and skids along the sand, making a lot of dust.