The Right Stuff – Charles E. (“Chuck”) Yeager Breaks Sound Barrier 66 Years Ago Today
In 1947, Air Force test pilot Charles E. (“Chuck”) Yeager broke the sound barrier as he flew the experimental Bell XS-1 (later X-1) rocket plane over Muroc Dry Lake in California.
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Cracked ribs couldn’t stop him from flying faster than sound! Read more about Gen. Yeager at the link below: