X-15 Selection 5

Date of selection:     20. July 1966

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No. Rank Name Profession /
Armed forces
Age Retirement Age
01 Maj. Michael J. Adams Test Pilot USAF 36 15.11.1967 37

Adams was nominated as replacement for the retired test pilot Rushworth (USAF). He died on his seventh X-15 testflight.
1966 Adams


Last update on December 28, 2009.