Chuck Yeager Profile
|Full Name:||Chuck Yeager - Contact Chuck Yeager|
|Birth Name:||Charles Elwood Yeager|
|Date of Birth:||February 13, 1923|
|Place of Birth:||Myra, West Virginia, USA|
|Father:||Albert Hal Yeager|
|Brother(s):||Roy, Hal Jr.|
|Sister(s):||Doris Ann, Pansy Lee|
|Spouse:||Glennis Faye Dickhouse (Febuary 26, 1945- December 1990, her death), Victoria Scott D'Angelo (actress, since August 2003)|
|Education:||Attended Hamlin High School, Hamlin, WV|
|Claim to Fame:||As Sam Shepard in The Right Stuff (1983)|
Chuck Yeager News
Men's JournalLife Advice from Chuck Yeager
You haven't got time to listen to them all. I spent 65 years in air force cockpits and fought in four wars, but I never looked at it as an adventure. It's duty. You could say that the most important thing I did was break the sound barrier. That's the ...
- Flash from the past: Anyone remember the F-20 Tigershark? Chuck Yeager does! - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)
SOFREP (press release) (subscription)Flash from the past: Anyone remember the F-20 Tigershark? Chuck Yeager does!
SOFREP (press release) (subscription)
An interesting note about the F-20 is that famed aviator, Chuck Yeager (the man who broke the sound barrier) was hired by Northrop to be a public spokesman for the Tigershark and at the age of 61 he flew the aircraft two times. In the mid 1980's the ...
Task & PurposeThis Retro F-20 Tigershark Video Is Everything An '80s Promo Ad Should Be
Task & Purpose
Chuck Yeager himself, the 13-minute sales video paints a fairly alluring portrait of the nimble and deadly fighter in action. ?The first line of defense is tactical air power,? muses Yeager in a voiceover fit for a classic Arnold Schwarzenegger trailer ...
- Militaria Collectors Show at Lakeland Community College draws history buffs, collectors - News-Herald.com
News-Herald.comMilitaria Collectors Show at Lakeland Community College draws history buffs, collectors
?I have prints signed by Chuck Yeager; he was a famous pilot,? he said. ?I also have prints here from the Doolittle Raid, from early on in World War II.? With nearly 50 vendors at this year's show, there were many unique historical items. Lakeland ...
Financial TimesImagination's technology brought to earth by Apple
If Anglo-American technology deals respected the countries' ?special relationship?, then the sound barrier would have been broken by the quintessentially English sounding Tommy Rose, and not the unmistakably all-American Chuck Yeager. Back in 1944 ...
Discussions with Apple regarding license agreement - Imagination Technologies
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Playbill.comWhat Sam Shepard Actually Wanted to Be When He Grew Up
Instead, he became Sam Shepard, the actor-playwright who won the Pulitzer Prize for Buried Child and earned an Oscar nomination as Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff. Born Sam Shepard Rogers, he spent his first 17 years as Steve Rogers so he wouldn't ...
- Nevada County Police Blotter: That's $7 in coffee out the window
The Union of Grass Valley
2:58 a.m. ? Yuba County transferred a man on Chuck Yeager Road reporting members of a religious retreat there illegally singing loudly and causing a disturbance. 11:54 a.m. ? A caller in the 19000 block of Dylan Court requested a check of an RV on the ...
Belleville News-DemocratO'Fallon native dressed the men who first touched the heavens
That's how he was present when Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier for the first time in the Mojave Desert, where the Dryden Air Force Base would later be located. NACA did its flight testing there. Schmitt worked on the first rocket plane, called the ...
WIREDFlight Lab: Watch as I Flunk NASA's Brutal Test Pilot Training Course
Most pilots to become household names?the likes of Chuck Yeager and John Glenn?earned their reputations at NASA and the Air Force. They flew at the forefront of modern aviation, testing jet technology, busting through the sound barrier, exploring the ...
Allentown Morning Call (blog)Best Airplane Movies
Allentown Morning Call (blog)
This story about the early days of our manned space program is a fantastic ode not just to the astronauts but to test pilots like Chuck Yeager. 3. Air Force One. Harrison Ford makes a great president, and I never get tired of watching this movie about ...
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