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Today in History for October 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Chuck Yeager breaks sound barrier; Britain's Battle of Hastings takes place; Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize; Former President Theodore Roosevelt shot; Singer Bing Crosby dies. USA Today, 1 month ago

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1947: Charles E. ("Chuck") Yeager

In 1947, Air Force test pilot Charles E. ("Chuck") Yeager (YAY'-gur) broke the sound barrier as he flew the experimental Bell XS-1 (later X-1) rocket plane over Muroc Dry Lake
 Tucson.com1 month ago Gen. Chuck Yeager Describes How He Broke The Sound Barrier  Popular Mechanics1 month ago This week in Edwards flight test history: Yeager breaks sound barrier  Edwards Air Force Base1 month ago On a lighter note: Irascible record breaker Chuck Yeager lays into Brits  Seradata1 month ago

XR Falcon GT: Fast Ford Falcons

THERE CAN only ever be one first. Edmund Hillary. Chuck Yeager. Neil Armstrong. Falcon XR GT. And just as we know what it was that Messrs Hillary, Yeager and Armstrong did first, we all know that the XR GT was the first proper Australian muscle car ... weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Legendary Aviator Bob Hoover dies at 94

Chuck Yeager does not often concedes superiority to anyone else. He has always been solid in his opinions of his own ability, and quick to point out perceived short comings in the piloting skills of others. But even he had to cut one man ...
 Australian Flying1 month ago Aviation Legend Bob Hoover Flies West  Aviation International News1 month ago Remembering The Incomparable Bob Hoover, 11/18, 1300-1600PT  Aero-News Network2 weeks ago Obituary: US spitfire pilot became a legend of American aviation  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago
Aero-News Network

93-Year-Old American Flying Ace In Online Spat With British Twitter Users

A war of words has erupted between American flying ace Chuck Yeager and some British Twitter users. Via his Twitter account, Yeager, now 93, has been answering questions put to him that are frank and ruffle feathers. When one follower remarked ...
 War History Online1 month ago Klyde Morris (10.17.16)  Aero-News Network1 month ago WWII Vet Chuck Yeager Denies Involvement in Kim Kardashian Robbery  Daily Dot1 month ago Chuck Yeager blasts 'nasty, arrogant' Brits after being asked why he doesn't like them  NewsGrio1 month ago

New Kennedy Space Center exhibit asks: What is a hero?

Space memorabilia and astronaut tales are almost always a draw. Just ask the people who run the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex , which gets more than 1.5 million visitors a year. But the setting can make a difference. For years, the U.S.
 Miami Herald9 hours ago

Researchers tackle challenge of communicating with test flights using weaker frequencies

LAWRENCE — Imagine this engineering headache: Using a wireless transmitter, you need to send 40 megabytes of data every single second (about the same amount of data as 10 YouTube videos streaming at the same time) over a distance of 100 miles. To ...
 University of Kansas2 days ago
National Interest

The Super Scary Legend of Nazi Germany's Me-163 Rocket Fighters

Nazi Germany pursued numerous ambitious and impractical weapon programs over the course of World War II. One of the few that saw action was the Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet, the only rocket-powered fighter to enter operational service. The stubby ...
 National Interest6 days ago
Austin American Statesman

Opinion: Someone make a war movie about Bob Hoover, an American hero

Many people have seen the movie Saving Private Ryan, which was released in 1998. It was all fiction. The depictions of battlefield horrors were shocking to most viewers because it was not stylized. Battles, such as the 1944 invasion of Normandy on ...
 Austin American Statesman1 week ago

Slowik: Author's tale recounts risky business of buying planes from Nicaragua

Pilots tend to make good subjects for stories. Their experiences often deal with adventure, risk and problem-solving. Aviators like test pilot Chuck Yeager and "Miracle on the Hudson" Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger are real-life heroes with ...
 Chicago Tribune1 week ago Author's Tale Recounts Risky Business of Buying Planes from Nicaragua  AviationPros.com1 week ago
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