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    Chuck Yeager commemorates historic flight [Image 4 of 26]

    Chuck Yeager commemorates historic flight

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, UNITED STATES

    10.14.2012

    Photo by Master Sgt. Jason W. Edwards 

    Nellis AFB Public Affairs

    United States Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager, retired, settles into the back seat of an F-15D Eagle from the 65th Aggressor Squadron, Oct. 14, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. In a jet piloted by Capt. David Vincent, 65th AGRS pilot, Yeager is commemorating the 65th anniversary of his historic breaking of the sound barrier flight. Yeager flew eight flights in the Bell XS-1 rocket research plane before becoming the first pilot to break the sound barrier, Oct. 14, 1947.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 10.14.2012
    Date Posted: 10.14.2012 18:14
    Photo ID: 722154
    VIRIN: 121014-F-HZ730-047
    Resolution: 2257x1743
    Size: 898.75 KB
    Location: NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, US 

    Web Views: 171
    Downloads: 32

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