NOTED TEST PILOT IS 90 TODAY!

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Chuck Yeager and his Bell X-1 experimental supersonic plane, named
after his wife.

chuck yeager today

Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager is a retired major general in the
United States Air Force and former test pilot. He was the first pilot
to travel
faster than sound in 1947.

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Nov.-Dec. 2010

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Yeager is depicted by actor Sam Shepard in the 1983 film  "The Right Stuff".

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