Quotes by Chuck Yeager

About Chuck Yeager:

Charles Elwood is a retired brigadier general in the United States Air Force and record-setting test pilot. He briefly served in the French Resistance during World War II and in 1947, he became the first pilot confirmed to have traveled faster than sound.

Author Bio

  • NameChuck Yeager
  • DescriptionUS World War II flying ace and test pilot; first pilot to fly faster than sound
  • BornFebruary 13, 1923
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionOfficer; Aviator; Test Pilot
  • AwardsDistinguished Flying Cross; Bronze Star Medal; Legionnaire Of Legion Of Merit; Purple Heart; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Air Medal; Silver Star; Air Force Distinguished Service Medal; Harmon Trophy