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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. Comment?
... 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 ... Comment?
... 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 ... Comment?
... 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 ... Comment?
... 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 ... Comment?
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