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Happy Birthday, Chuck Yeager, American Pioneer of Flight

There are 1 comment on the findingDulcinea story from Feb 13, 2009, titled Happy Birthday, Chuck Yeager, American Pioneer of Flight. In it, findingDulcinea reports that:

Driven by an unshakable sense of duty and a love of life in the air, Chuck Yeager has spent decades pushing the boundaries of aviation and military service.

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Gerald White

Norwich, UK

#1 Feb 14, 2009
Not bad but one minor omission. Brig Gen Yeager first returned to Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH, after WW II. According to his book, that was the base closest to his home in West Virginia and had interesting airplanes to fly. His flying and engineering skills there brought him to Col Al Boyd's attention, which resulted eventually in his posting to Muroc and appointment with history.

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