Charles Elwood Yeager was a United States Air Force officer, flying ace, and record-setting test pilot
In 1947, he became the first pilot in history confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound in level flight
|Born:||13 February 1923 Comment |
|When did Chuck Yeager die? / Died||07 December 2020|
|How many years did Chuck Yeager live? / Lived||97 years|
|Where was Chuck Yeager born?||Myra, West Virginia, US|
Chuck Yeager Net worth 2022 (estimated)
|How much is Chuck Yeager worth?||Not disclosed yet. Comment|
Who was Chuck Yeager? / Facts
- Yeager's career began in World War II as a private in the United States Army Air Forces in 1941
- After serving as an aircraft mechanic, in September 1942 he entered enlisted pilot training and upon graduation was promoted to the rank of flight officer (the World War II USAAF equivalent to warrant officer), later achieving most of his aerial victories as a P-51 fighter pilot on the Western Front, where he was credited with 11.5 enemy aircraft
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You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don't give up.
Later, I realized that the mission had to end in a let-down because the real barrier wasn't in the sky but in our knowledge and experience of supersonic flight.
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Last update: 08 December 2020
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