How do you break the sound barrier?
What is the sound barrier
Breaking the sound barrier [Jets Compilation] ✔
- To break the sound barrier you have to be going at least 767 mph and 1,125 ft/s. The first person to break the barrier was Chuck Yeager an american test pilot. He broke it on October 14,1947. The sound barrier was broken in the Mojave Desert.
- When the barrier is broken there is a big boom or an explosion of sound waves, also known as the sonic boom. The first plane to experience this explosion of sound waves was the expiremental Bell x-1.
- The term sound barrier was first used in world war 2 when aircrafts encountered effects of compressibility. When the sonjc boom is released it is known to break windows. The sound barrier can only be broken at high latitudes.