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Chuck Yeager

Fifteen years later, Flight Officer Chuck Yeager, now a fighter pilot, shot down his .

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Major Chuck Yeager's Flight to Mach 2.44 In the X-1A: “I Don't Think
"Hey,smartass, you come sit on my lap," says Chuck Yeager.
Chuck Yeager and Bud Anderson Friday April 26th
Friday April 26th. Come join two legends of aviation history,.
General Chuck Yeager Activity Center
General Chuck Yeager. Activity Center. Abilene, Texas www.

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60 years of service at Edwards and still going - library tech has seen it all
Henrich also knew Chuck Yeager and other well-known test pilots. Henrich's career has seen 23 generals assume command of the Air Force Flight Test Center - from the first AFFTC commander, Maj. Gen.
Good is Good: Does Anyone Have 'The Right Stuff' Any More?
The book was explicitly about the competition between test pilots, like Chuck Yeager, and astronauts for Project Mercury, like John Glenn, who really had the right stuff.
Aviation dream gets a place to land in Torrance
By John Bogert "That's the Northrop Flying Wing and the F-85 chase plane being flown by Chuck Yeager," she said, staring at a black-and-white picture of the distinctive planes taken during a long-ago Hawthorne air show.
X-1A Record Altitude Mission
On Saturday, 12 December 1953, USAF Major Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager flew the X-1A (S/N 48-1384) to an unofficial speed record of 1650 mph (Mach 2.44).
Grass fire south of Smartsville nears containment
About 100 firefighters were battling a 100-acre grass fire on Chuck Yeager Road Thursday evening, but a CalFire spokeswoman said the blaze should be contained overnight. The fire was 70 percent contained as of about 7:30 pm, according to CalFire.

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Chuck Yeager
The official website of General Chuck Yeager, an aviation legend!
Chuck Yeager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager is a retired major general in the United States Air Force and noted test pilot.
Chuck Yeager Biography -- Academy of Achievement
Oct 14, 2010 Chuck Yeager is unquestionably the most famous test pilot of all time.
Chuck Yeager
Essay format biography with bibliography provided by the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission.

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