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OCTOBER 14
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Definitions

  1. Chuck Yeager was a World War II fighter pilot, and thefirst man to break the sound barrier. (Web site)
  2. Chuck Yeager: The X-1, to me, was a sort of a "fly twice a week" airplane.
  3. Chuck Yeager is called the guy with the right stuff for being the first to shatter the sound barrier myth. (Web site)
  4. Chuck Yeager was the World War II fighting ace, and first man to fly faster than the speed of sound.
  5. Chuck Yeager was the first human to fly faster than the speed of sound.

Chuck Yeager

  1. Chuck Yeager is not related to Jeana Yeager, one of the two pilots of the Rutan Voyager aircraft, which circled the world without landing or refueling.
  2. Chuck Yeager the first pilot to break the sound barrier.
  3. Anderson is possibly best known for a close friendship with Chuck Yeager from World War II, where both served in the 357th Fighter Group, to the present.
  4. Also Chuck Yeager became "ace in a day" as he shot down five enemy aircraft in one mission.
  5. Not a moment too soon comes General Chuck Yeager to re-establish old-fashioned standards of heroism. (Web site)

Test Pilot

  1. Famed test pilot Chuck Yeager sues his four children, claiming they deliberately underfunded his pension.
  2. Shepard is known and liked for playing laconic guys such as the test pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff.
  3. Gen. Chuck Yeager, the renowned Army officer and test pilot who became the first pilot to travel faster than sound.

Pilot

  1. October October 14 - American test pilot Captain Chuck Yeager flies a Bell X-1 faster than the speed of sound, the first man to do so in level flight.
  2. XS-1 Chuck Yeager in front of the X-1, which he named Glamorous Glennis after his wife.
  3. The Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis, in which Chuck Yeager made the first powered supersonic level flight.
  4. In October 1947, Chuck Yeager, in the Bell X-1, was the first recorded person to exceed the speed of sound.
  5. Chuck Yeager, flying a P-51D, was one of the first American pilots to shoot down a Me 262 when he surprised it during its landing approach.

Sound

  1. Crossfield, 84, dueled with Chuck Yeager a half century ago in piloting rocket-powered aircraft. (Web site)
  2. Many people contest that Welch verifiably broke the sound barrier one week before Chuck Yeager in his prototype P-86 Sabre. (Web site)
  3. Not long after the war ended, in October of 1947, Chuck Yeager took the rocket powered Bell X-1 past the speed of sound. (Web site)
  4. The sound barrier was first broken in the USA in 1947 by a rocket-powered aircraft piloted by Chuck Yeager.

Sound Barrier

  1. To complete the high speed phase of the program, the Air Force & Bell turned to the man who had broken the sound barrier, Major Chuck Yeager.
  2. Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier on 14 October 1947 in the Bell X-1.
  3. Welch is best known for allegedly being the first pilot to break the 'sound barrier' (two weeks before Chuck Yeager) in his prototype XP-86 Sabre.
  4. Chuck Yeager and the X-1 research plane that broke the sound barrier.
  5. X-1 that Chuck Yeager flew to break the sound barrier. (Web site)

Fly Faster

  1. Past recipients include Burt Rutan, who designed the record- breaking plane Voyager, and Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to fly faster than sound.
  2. Another Naca pilot, Chuck Yeager - popularised by the book and film The Right Stuff - had been the first to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947.

Mojave Desert

  1. He is the current Chairman of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagle program, taking over after Chuck Yeager retired. (Web site)
  2. The hall of fame enshrines a handful of outstanding aviators each year such as Chuck Yeager, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong.
  3. In doing so he had beaten that other great pioneer of those early space-race days in the skies above the Mojave Desert, Chuck Yeager, to Mach 2 by a month.
  4. Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier for the first time when he piloted a Bell X-1 rocket plane over the Mojave Desert.

Armstrong

  1. A second incident happened when Armstrong flew for the first and only time with Chuck Yeager, four days after his X-15 adventure. (Web site)
  2. When Chuck Yeager cracked the sound barrier or Armstrong landed on the moon, I wonder if they had the same feeling.

First Person

  1. In October 1947, Chuck Yeager was the first person to exceed the speed of sound, flying the Bell X-1.
  2. The first person to fly faster than the speed of sound, however, was Cochran's good friend Chuck Yeager. (Web site)
  3. Gen. Chuck Yeager will be parade marshal.
  4. Gen. Chuck Yeager (second from left), along with his wife Victoria (rear) and Gov.

Broke

  1. Chuck Yeager had already broken the speed of sound in his history-making flight in 1947.
  2. Two days before taking the X-1 on its first supersonic flight, Chuck Yeager broke two ribs in a horseback riding accident.
  3. His understated public persona - in contrast perhaps to American equivalents such as Chuck Yeager - suited the public mood. (Web site)
  4. Alternate pilot for the Bell X-1, Hoover flew the chase plane as close friend Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier on Oct. (Web site)
  5. U.S. Air Force test pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier flying in a Bell X-1 roket powered aircraft.

General

  1. Includes photos and information on the 357th Fighter Group and a tribute to Chuck Yeager.
  2. Chuck Yeager, a military pilot at Muroc in 1947.
  3. General Chuck Yeager, the greatest test pilot of them all -- the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound . (Web site)
  4. The above photograph which is signed by Jack Ridley, Fred Ascani and Chuck Yeager was a most generous gift from my dear friend General Ascani.
  5. Garner recalled that famous test pilot Chuck Yeager was among the Tasty Pig's customers.

Jimmy Doolittle

  1. It was flown by laconic West Virginian test pilot Chuck Yeager, a veteran World War II ace who counted two Messerschmitt 262s among his kills. (Web site)
  2. Pancho became very close friends with many of the early test pilots, including Chuck Yeager, General Jimmy Doolittle, and Buzz Aldrin. (Web site)
  3. He told the group of important war heros such as Chuck Yeager and General Jimmy Doolittle who had visited the Gridley club in the past.

Stuff

  1. Chuck Yeager, the legendary test pilot whose exploits were chronicled in the book "The Right Stuff" and the movie based on it.
  2. On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager became the first to break the sound barrier, a moment Hollywood recreated in the movie "The Right Stuff.".

First Pilot

  1. General Chuck Yeager -- the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound -- is pissed off at an airline company that compared his.
  2. Welch is best known for allegedly being the first pilot to break the 'sound barrier' (one week before Chuck Yeager) in his prototype XP-86 Sabre. (Web site)
  3. CHUCK YEAGER, first pilot to break the sound barrier: Colts, 21-14.
  4. He had a lot of things going for him, including sound barrier-breaking hero pilot Chuck Yeager signing books at his booth.
  5. The scholarship started in the late 1980s and is named after Chuck Yeager, a West Virginia native who was the first pilot to break the sound barrier.

Bell X-1

  1. Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier on 14 October 1947 in the Bell X-1. (Web site)

October

  1. When Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in October, he also broke Carl's record.

Information

  1. Chuck Yeager biography, including 4 pages of information on the life of Chuck Yeager.

Broken

  1. Subsequently, the sound barrier was broken by Captain Chuck Yeager (who requested and received only his normal officer's pay) in 1947. (Web site)

Space Program

  1. Behind the scenes is Chuck Yeager (Sam Shepard), the greatest pilot of them all and forced to sit out the space program for lack of a college degree. (Web site)

Flight Simulator

  1. This is a parody on the flight simulator "Chuck Yeager". (Web site)

Close Friendship

  1. Anderson is possibly best known for a close friendship with Chuck Yeager from World War II, where both served in the 357th Fighter Group, to the present. (Web site)

Right Stuff

  1. Like Chuck Yeager in the movie The Right Stuff, Pappy had a short walk-on role, as a visiting general during the second season of the show.
  2. Other films—notably The Right Stuff, with its portrayal of Chuck Yeager —may have added impetus to this movement.

X-1

  1. Two days before taking the X-1 on its first supersonic flight, Chuck Yeager broke two ribs in a horseback riding accident.

October 1947

  1. The story of how Captain Chuck Yeager opened the throttles of the Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis in October 1947 is well known.

First

  1. The Bell X-1 Glamorous Glennis, in which Chuck Yeager made the first powered supersonic level flight.

Time

  1. A second incident happened when Armstrong flew for the first and only time with Chuck Yeager, four days after his X-15 adventure. (Web site)

Breaking

  1. Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1; breaking the sound barrier.

Break

  1. Welch is best known for allegedly being the first pilot to break the 'sound barrier' (two weeks before Chuck Yeager) in his prototype XP-86 Sabre.

Shoot

  1. Chuck Yeager, flying a P-51D, was the first American pilot to shoot down a Me 262 when he surprised it during its landing approach.

Test Pilots

  1. Pancho became very close friends with many of the early test pilots, including Chuck Yeager, General Jimmy Doolittle, and Buzz Aldrin. (Web site)

Speed

  1. In October 1947, Chuck Yeager, in the Bell X-1, was the first recorded person to exceed the speed of sound.
  2. Chuck Yeager had already broken the speed of sound in his history-making flight in 1947.
  3. Not long after the war ended, in October of 1947, Chuck Yeager took the rocket powered Bell X-1 past the speed of sound. (Web site)

Mach

  1. The X-1 would go on to achieve a maximum speed of Mach 1.45 or 957mph on March 26th 1948 in the hands of Chuck Yeager.

Cockpit

  1. Breaking sound barrier and other records Jackie Cochran in the cockpit of the Canadair F-86 with Chuck Yeager.
  2. Breaking the sound barrier Jackie Cochran in the cockpit of the Canadair F-86 with Chuck Yeager.
  3. In the summer of 1948, the ROTC cadet was able to meet Chuck Yeager and sit in the cockpit of the Bell X-1.

Neil Armstrong

  1. Led by William Rogers, the committee included such well-known members as Neil Armstrong, Sally Ride, and Chuck Yeager.
  2. They would be thrilled to meet Chuck Yeager and Neil Armstrong and to see this incredible museum.

First Man

  1. And that day, Chuck Yeager became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound. (Web site)
  2. On October 10th, 1947, Chuck Yeager became the first man to travel faster than the speed of sound, opening up a new era in aviation. (Web site)

Level Flight

  1. October October 14 - American test pilot, Captain Chuck Yeager flies a Bell X-1 faster than the speed of sound, the first man to do so in level flight.
  2. Chuck Yeager — Broke the sound barrier in level flight. (Web site)

October 14

  1. October 14 - American test pilot, Captain Chuck Yeager flies a Bell X-1 faster than the speed of sound, the first man to do so in level flight. (Web site)

Yeager

  1. Prior to the flight, Yeager (no relation to General Chuck Yeager) worked in engineering design and set women's records in Rutan aircraft.

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