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The First Pilot To Break The Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies At 97

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 GRASS VALLEY, CALIF. – The first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound, Chuck Yeager, died December 7, 2020 at the age of 97. As a captain in the Air … Continue reading

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Chuck Yeager To Appear At Oshkosh

OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 1, 2011) —World War II ace and the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound, Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager USAF (ret.), has confirmed his plans to participate in EAA AirVenture 2011with numerous special appearances … Continue reading

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