Chuck Yeager

Test Pilot Col. Chuck Yeager, Edwards Air Force Base, 1960’s

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Test Pilot Captain Chuck Yeager with Prototype Bell X-1, 1949

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Col Chuck Yeager 306th TAC FTR SQ, 1958

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“I Dream of Jeannie” Col. Chuck Yeager visits with star, Barbara Eden


Douglas X-3 Stiletto Pilot Major Chuck Yeager, Edwards Air Force Base, 1953


Breaking the Sound Barrier F-86 Pilots Jackie Cochran & Yeager, Edwards AFB, 1953


X-1 Pilot, Capt. Charles Yeager, Edwards Air Force Base, 1949


Lt.Col. Yeager CO of 1st Fighter Day Squadron, 1958


Capt Chuck Yeager Bell X-1 with ‘Glamorous Glennis’, 1948


Jackie Cochran and Col. Chuck Yeager, Edwards Air Force Base, 1962


Major Richardson (Chief of Physiology Lab) and Yeager with Lockheed NF-104, 1963


Lt.Col. Yeager and Capt. Louis Batson, 1st Fighter Day Squadron, 13th December 1958


Edwards Test Pilots, Chuck Yeager, Fred Ascani & Jack Ridley, early 1950’s


Yeager & Martin XB-51, 1951


X-1 Pilots, Capt. Charles Yeager, Major Gus Lundquist and Capt. J. Fitzgerald, 1949


Yeager and X-1A, 1953


Major Robert W. Smith, Rocket Powered Lockheed NF-104A, 1962

USAF Major Robert W. Smith zoomed the rocket-powered Lockheed NF-104A to an unofficial record altitude of 120,800 feet.  This mark still stands as the highest altitude ever achieved by a United States aircraft from a runway take-off.


U.S.A.F.E. Champs 1955-1956


Col Chuck Yeager 306th TAC FTR SQ, 1958