Chuck Yeager Dies At 97, Air Force Pilot Who First Broke Speed Of Sound | NBC News NOW

Chuck Yeager, a former U.S. Air Force officer who became the first pilot to break the speed of sound, has died at 97. His story was popularized on screen when actor Sam Shepard portrayed him in the movie, “The Right Stuff,” based on the Tom Wolfe book.
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Chuck Yeager Dies At 97, Air Force Pilot Who First Broke Speed Of Sound | NBC News NOW

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