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How Spitfires almost went supersonic

US test pilot Chuck Yeager did what many thought was impossible. Strapped into the seat of the Bell X1 rocket plane painfully so, having broken two ribs a few days before in a horse-riding accident Yeager became the first man to fly faster than ... BBC, 2 weeks ago
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Cal Guard Black Hawk pilot promoted to general

Although Col. Laura Yeager, soon to be Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager, is not related to the fast flying Chuck Yeager who famously was the first pilot to break the sound barrier, she does have quite the aviation pedigree of her own. She flew UH-60 Black ...
 DVIDS1 day ago 14 reasons Chuck Yeager may be the greatest military pilot of all time  Business Insider2 months ago

Healthcare IT startups have become too willing to accept pilot status

There's no such thing as a natural-born pilot. Chuck Yeager Today I typed the phrase famous pilots into Google and the top response was Amelia Earhart. I thought that particularly appropriate since I had planned to write this particular blog ...
 MedCity News2 days ago

Banks Break the Bond Barrier — Here's What It Means For Gold

This post appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Dear Resource Hunter, On Oct. 14, 1947, American test pilot Chuck Yeager took flight above Muroc Dry Lake, in California's Mojave Desert. He broke the sound barrier in a small, streamlined aircraft ...
 Barchart2 weeks ago

Fayetteville Honors SOF K9s Killed In Action at Memorial Day Ceremony

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Each Memorial Day, the Special Operations Forces (SOF) K9 Memorial Committee and the Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) hold a K9 Memorial Ceremony near "Constant Vigilance", the world's first memorial to SOF K9s killed ...
 Minyanville1 day ago

16 Movies Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts Love

The dawn of cinema occurred just about the same time man first took flight, so it's no wonder airplanes and aviators have been a common theme throughout film history. Some of the best aviation films recount important historical events; some ...
 Flying Magazine2 days ago

We need more driverless car accidents

Adriverless car was involved in a traffic accident on a California city street earlier this year. No one was hurt in the small fender bender, but the accident does signal we are making incredible leaps forward on the road toward driverless cars.It ...
 TechCrunch2 days ago

Koenigsegg One: 1 Sets New VMax Record at 240 MPH

The Koenigsegg One: 1 is what you would call, a brute. Its twin-turbocharged V-8 powertrain develops a staggering 1,360 hp and combined with its 3,000-pound curb weight (1,360 kg), it obtains a perfect 1 to 1 power-to-weight ratio, thus giving the ...
 Automobile Magazine2 days ago

Watercooler 5/18 Open Thread: Sideshow Don's Supremes, Weird News

(Before It's News) #NeverTrumpNeverKasich #NotInMYName Welcome back to another installment of the Watercooler, RedState's daily Open Thread! Today, weve got… Sideshow Don Suggests Supremes Take it with a grain of salt, and his approval of ...
 Before It's News1 week ago

Capes and Tights

O n Saturday morning , when news broke that Canadian cartoonist Darwyn Cooke had succumbed at age fifty-three to an aggressive cancer, the first comic of his that I reread was The Alex. A Fountainhead -like story of an artist's refusal to compromise ...
 TheWalrus.ca1 week ago
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