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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 Evolution2 weeks ago

Supersonic Superman

-- The story you are about to read is true. The names have not been changed to protect the innocent... C aptain Chuck Yeager climbs into the X-1 aircraft for another flight test involving the sound barrier. After the traditional exchange of ...
 OpEdNews.com1 month ago Aerospace Trainer  Daily Kos2 months ago

You Can (Soon) Print Chuck Yeager's X-1 at Home

The Smithsonian's 3D printing project is an effort to scan the museum's vast collection and make it printable at home. Now, one of the many crown jewels of the Air and Space Museum's collection is getting this treatment: Chuck Yeager's Bell X-1. ...
 Popular Mechanics2 months 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 Today1 month ago
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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 Service1 month ago

Airport board refinances debt to begin making landslide settlements

By Matt Murphy, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Tribune Content Agency May 08 -- Yeager Airport's board of directors voted this morning to refinance the facility's parking garage bond debt, which is expected to provide it with more than $5 million in ...
 Insurance News Net1 month ago

Quarter-Century Restaurant Run

Dinuba Sentinel, CA July 2 2015 Dinuba resident Harry Horasanian, 80, is selling Uncle Harry's in Reedley By Jon Earnest | Mid Valley Publishing staff Published: Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:35 PM PDT A downtown Reedley dining staple is changing ...
 Groong4 days ago

Building barriers, aircraft arresting system protects planes, pilots

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARSON, Alaska - The Air Force has a long history of breaking barriers. The Tuskegee Airmen broke the race barrier, Brig. Gen. retired Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier, and then-Col. Robin Olds broke the mustache barrier.
 DVIDS6 days ago Edwards Air Force Base: History & Missions  Space.com1 month ago

Corbis Partners with the Smithsonian to Offer Celebrated Images of American Culture

Corbis (, a world leader in digital media, today announced it will begin licensing widely-recognized digital imagery for the Smithsonian Institution, offering creative professionals a one stop venue to access photography and images of ...
 CreativePro.com1 week ago
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