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Avoid Breaking the Sound Barrier

In October 1947, Chuck Yeager piloted his rocket-powered Glamorous Glennis Bell B-1 to a speed of 700 mph to become the first person to break the sound barrier. Nine months, later he was awarded the massive, 525-pound Collier aviation trophy for ... Walls & Ceilings Magazine, 1 month ago
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"Problem Child" Top Fuel Dragster Boat Is 262 MPH Insanity - Video

⌖ 8 Photos A- A+ Going fast on land is a whole lot trickier than in the air. Chuck Yeager was the first guy to fly supersonic in the X1 way back in 1947. By the 1970s, people could fly faster than sound over the Atlantic. However, doing ...
 Auto Evolution1 month ago

Jeana Yeager 63rd birth anniversary: All you should know

It's Jeana Yeager 63rd birth anniversary today. Marking her birth anniversary we have come up with some interesting facts about her, and about Voyager, the first airplane to complete the round of the globe in nine days in one fuel capacity. Who is ...
 India Today2 months ago
Courthouse News Service

Board Says Faulty Work Led to Airport Disaster

By DAN MCCUE (CN) - The regional authority that runs West Virginia's Yeager Airport says in a lawsuit that faulty construction at the end of a runway was the proximate cause of the March landslide that destroyed homes, a church and several ...
 Courthouse News Service2 months ago

Physician Group Commits to High Quality, Low Cost Care

The Consortium of Independent Physician Associations (CIPA) rigorous efforts to guide physician practices to provide exemplary quality care and lower costs generated 212 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designations by Blue ...
 Reuters20 hours ago

The First North Korean Pilot To Defect WITH His MiG-15

No Kum-Sok's MiG-15 in United States Air Force Markings It is September 1953, the war in Korea had ended almost 2 months before, the ceasefire has been signed and was adhered to by both sides. That day No Kum-Sok decided he does not want to fight ...
 War History Online1 day ago
Miami Herald

'The Last Pilot' deftly evokes America's ramp-up to the space program

"The Last Pilot: A Novel" by Benjamin Johncock; Picador (320 pages, $26) --- In "The Last Pilot," debut novelist Benjamin Johncock evokes the years of America's ramp-up to the space program so skillfully, a reader can almost feel the sandblasted ...
 Miami Herald1 day ago Set in the Space Race era, The Last Pilot is nostalgic and heart-rending  Washington Post3 weeks ago
Product Design and Development

Stunt Pilot Breaks the Laws of Gravity

Tucker is a member of the Living Legends of Flight, an elite group of aviators and astronauts that includes Jimmy Doolittle, Chuck Yeager, and John Glenn. On Tuesday he performed in Oshkosh a stunning 11-minute routine that would send Albert ...
 Product Design and Development6 days ago Painting the Sky Red: Stunt Pilot Sean D. Tucker Breaks the Laws of Gravity  Noodls1 week ago

Children of hers

I often edit better and occasionally think better by keeping a particular person in mind. For years in editing WORLD one of our readers, a 50-year-old dentist, appeared to me: Smart and busy, thoughtful but not academic, he wanted to think ...
 World Magazine1 week ago

Cast Set for Sam Shepard's THE LATE HENRY MOSS at Southwark Playhouse

Two brothers, Earl and Ray, travel to Bernalillo New Mexico upon the mysterious death of their estranged father, Henry. Over a bottle of bourbon and a box of old photographs, they try to reconcile their very different childhood memories. Earl's ...
 Broadway World1 week ago
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