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  1. Chuck Yeager, Famed American Pilot, Is Winning TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Mediaite.com

    Retired U.S. Air Force General and famed test pilot Chuck Yeager is writing the greatest Twitter account that you're not reading. Yeager is, of course, the highly decorated pilot who broke the sound barrier in Oct. 1947 when he flew the X-1 at Mach 1.07 over the Mojave Desert.

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  2. The Psychological HeroRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Psychology Today

    ... large in the American psyche. From Gary Cooper facing down a gang of killers in High Noon , to Captain Chuck Yeager (played by Sam Shepherd in The Right Stuff ) piloting the X-1 rocket plane to the edge of the atmosphere and becoming the first man ...

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  3. NASA Brings Back the X-Plane, and This One's ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Universe Today

    ... was the X-1, which in 1947 became the first airplane to fly faster than the speed of sound. It was flown by Chuck Yeager and was featured in the book and movie "The Right Stuff." While many of the aircraft were well known - like the X-15 that became ...

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  4. NASA Moves To Begin Historic New Era Of X-Plane ResearchRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    ... colorfully recounted in books and movies such as "The Right Stuff," it was Oct. 14, 1947 when Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager, dinged-up ribs and all, climbed into the bright orange Glamorous Glennis and flew the X-1 into its moment in history. On that ...

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  5. NASA moves to begin historic new era of X-Plane researchRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... As colorfully recounted in books and movies such as The Right Stuff, it was Oct. 14, 1947 when Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager, dinged-up ribs and all, climbed into the bright orange Glamorous Glennisand flew the X-1 into its moment in history. On that ...

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