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Skydiver breaks sound barrier in record jump

...celebration.Coincidentally, Baumgartner's accomplishment came on the 65th anniversary of the day that U.S. test pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to officially break the sound barrier in a jet. Yeager, in fact, commemorated that feat on...

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This Day in History

...Milwaukee. Despite the wound, he went ahead with a scheduled speech. In 1947, Air Force test pilot Charles E. ("Chuck") Yeager broke the sound barrier as he flew the experimental Bell X-1 rocket plane over Edwards Air Force Base in California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101404/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

...Milwaukee. Despite the wound, he went ahead with a scheduled speech. In 1947, Air Force test pilot Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager broke the sound barrier as he flew the experimental Bell X-1 rocket plane over Edwards Air Force Base in California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101405/sta_20051014014.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...if I was going to stay in Juneau, I'd buy three sets,'' Rogers replied. And Wiley Post? Just consider him the Chuck Yeager of the day. Growing up in Juneau in the early '30s, Dean Williams - later to found his own airline, Southeast Skyways...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081599/Loc_rogers.shtml
Ketchikan's Ward Cove still smells like money

...time. But the closure came nine years after 1988, the first year I called myself a man, the summer LP board member Chuck Yeager came to give the fellas a pep talk in the rolling plant. In my mind it was never unpatriotic to have mixed feelings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032604/opi_loomis.shtml
Opinion
Final flight of Will Rogers, Wiley Post remembered

...if I was going to stay in Juneau, I'd buy three sets,'' Rogers replied. And Wiley Post? Just consider him the Chuck Yeager of the day. Growing up in Juneau in the early '30s, Dean Williams - later to found his own airline, Southeast Skyways...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081599/Loc_rogers.html
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This Day in History

...Edward J. Noble for $8 million. The network was renamed the American Broadcasting Co. In 1947, Air Force test pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier as he flew the experimental Bell X-1 rocket plane over Edwards Air Force Base in California...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101403/loc_history.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...climb, the better the view.'" "When I was a kid, nobody thought they could fly faster than the speed of sound. Chuck Yeager did it, and changed our lives. The motivation for doing the (Voyager) flight around the world was an aviation milestone...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042601/Loc_FlyingHigh.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Business Spotlight: On the move 6/23/98

...Helicopters in Juneau. Era's Anchorage celebration on Saturday was attended by political luminaries and by Gen. Chuck Yeager, a longtime friend of Brady's. Speedy buys Frontier: Speedy Auto and Window Glass has acquired Frontier Auto Glass...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062398/move.html
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