banie01 wrote: »
One of the band of test pilots that hurled themselves at the sound barrier.
The 1st to breach it in the Bell X1 and I know that as someone born over 30yrs after he achieved Mach 1...
Someone who was one of my 1st test pilot heroes.
A great of aviator and a huge loss.
It's easy to say, but he really did have "the right stuff"
Ger Roe wrote: »
'The Right Stuff'.... a great film for the story of Chuck Yeager and his trail blazing colleagues who paved the way for space exploration.
Stovepipe wrote: »
One of the all-time greats. Didnt always endear himself to people but still,such an accomplished guy.
Live long and Prosper
Peace and long life.
Skyknight wrote: »
......which includes a Cameo of his good self. Good Movie..Thought there are a couple of inaccuracies.
Pat Dunne wrote: »
Determined and skilled Pilot and Test Pilot.
Flawed, Commanding Officer.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/us/ed-dwight-was-set-to-be-the-first-black-astronaut-heres-why-that-never-happened.html