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Chuck Yeager becomes the first pilot confirmed to break the sound barrier on October 14, 1947.

Chuck Yeager becomes the first pilot confirmed to break the sound barrier on October 14, 1947.

Chuck Yeager - this guy was the fastest man on the planet once. The first to break the sound barrier.

Chuck Yeager - this guy was the fastest man on the planet once. The first to break the sound barrier.

Chuck Yeager & Glamourous Glennis...damn Glennis was one lucky woman!!!

Chuck Yeager & Glamourous Glennis...damn Glennis was one lucky woman!!!

Italian Navy elicopters pilot Switchblade - bigswitchbladeknife.com likes this

Italian Navy elicopters pilot Switchblade - bigswitchbladeknife.com likes this

Falcon lady from Arizona Air National Guard.

Falcon lady from Arizona Air National Guard.

Maj. Nicole Malachowski (now Lt Colonel) first female pilot in USAF Thunderbirds.

Maj. Nicole Malachowski (now Lt Colonel) first female pilot in USAF Thunderbirds.

Female Pilot...

Female Pilot...

Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1 in 1949. Chuck wears a interim flight helmet made from a US Army WW2 tank helmet and mated to a USAAF WW2 era flight helmet. This was part of the USAAF first generation of flight helmets. He has a A-13A oxygen mask on the helmet. He wears potentially what looks like WW2 flight boots from the RAF 1936 style?

More USAF 1950-60s flightgear photos

Chuck Yeager and the Bell X-1 in 1949. Chuck wears a interim flight helmet made from a US Army WW2 tank helmet and mated to a USAAF WW2 era flight helmet. This was part of the USAAF first generation of flight helmets. He has a A-13A oxygen mask on the helmet. He wears potentially what looks like WW2 flight boots from the RAF 1936 style?

Welcome to my blog.  Thanks for stopping by.  This weeks web blog is a two part series that I will continue towards the end of August, as I am going on vacation to enjoy the rest of summer.  This t…

Non-Traditional Jobs for Women in the 21st Century … Part I

Welcome to my blog. Thanks for stopping by. This weeks web blog is a two part series that I will continue towards the end of August, as I am going on vacation to enjoy the rest of summer. This t…

bill-kelso-mfg: “ Shirley Slade, WWII WASP pilot of B-26 and B-39. In 1942, the United States was faced with a severe shortage of pilots, so an experimental program to replace males with female pilots was created. The group of female pilots was...

bill-kelso-mfg: “ Shirley Slade, WWII WASP pilot of B-26 and B-39. In 1942, the United States was faced with a severe shortage of pilots, so an experimental program to replace males with female pilots was created. The group of female pilots was...

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