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Chuck Yeager
Charles Elwood Yeager was a United States Air Force officer, aviation soldier and record test pilot who, in 1947, became the first pilot in history to surpass the speed of sound in level flight. Yeager's career began in World War II as Private in the United States Army, appointed to the Air Force in 1941. After serving as an aircraft mechanic, in September 1942, he enlisted in pilot training and when he graduated he was promoted on board. the officer, who later won most of the air feats as a P-51 Mustang fighter pilot on the Western Front, where he is credited with downing 11.5 enemy aircraft. On 12 October 1944, he received the title of "ace in a day", shooting down 5 enemy planes in a single mission. After the war, Yeager became a test pilot and piloted a variety of aircraft, including missile-powered test aircraft for the National Aerospace Advisory Committee.
Birth nameCharles Elwood Yeager
BornFebruary 13, 1923, Myra, West Virginia
DiedApril 07, 2021, Los Angeles, California
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army, United States Air Force
Years of service1941–1947 (Army), 1947–1975 (Air Force)
RankBrigadier general
Battles/warsWorld War II, Korean War, Vietnam War
RelationsSteve Yeager (cousin)
Other workFlight instructor and test pilot

About Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager
Chuck Yeager

Pilot Chuck Yeager was born in Myra, West Virginia, United States on February 13, 1923. He dies at the age of 97, on December 7, 2020.

American test pilot and Brigadier General who is credited with breaking the sound barrier for the first time. The plane he flew was a Bell X-1.

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Chuck Yeager before becoming famous

Chuck Yeager was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1923 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Pig (豬).

He began his military career as a private in the United States Army Air Forces.

Achievement of Chuck Yeager

During WWII, he worked his way up the ranks to become a P-51 Mustang fighter pilot.

Chuck Yeager's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Chuck Yeager
Chuck Yeager

Glennis, his wife, inspired the name of his experimental supersonic jet,"Glamorous Glennis". He died on December 7, 2020, at the age of 97.

Chuck Yeager on Social Media

Chuck Yeager's news on his Twitter: @GenChuckYeager.

Chuck Yeager Collabed with

In the 1983 film adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book The Right Stuff, he was played by Playwright Sam Shepard.

Chuck Yeager Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Chuck Yeager updated on March 10 2023.