Facts about Chuck Yeager USA Flag

Summary

Chuck Yeager is a famous Aviator from USA, he is 95 years old and still alive, born February 13, 1923.

Biography

Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager (born in Myra, West Virginia) is an American general and pilot in the USAF.

Yeager was the first person to fly faster than sound. The 14th October 1947 he broke the sound barrier in flight Bell X-1 and reached a speed of Mach 1.06. He has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 9 quotes who is written / told by Chuck.

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Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Yeager

Famous quotes by Chuck Yeager (9)


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"You don't concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done"
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"You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can't, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don't give up"
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"There's no such thing as a natural-born pilot"
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"Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own"
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"Never wait for trouble"
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"Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and go out and get in a fighter, especially, that one thing you don't do, you don't believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane"
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"Later, I realized that the mission had to end in a let-down because the real barrier wasn't in the sky but in our knowledge and experience of supersonic flight"
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"If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it, and when to back off"
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"I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit"


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