Chuck Yeager, pilot who broke the sound barrier, muere en 97

US Air Force officer and test pilot Chuck Yeager, conocido como “the fastest man alive,” ha muerto a la edad de 97.

His wife Victoria tweeted from Yeager’s verified Twitter account on Monday night that the World War II flying ace died just before 9 pm. Y.
An incredible life well lived, America’s greatest pilot,” ella tuiteó.
Yeager in 1949.

Yeager broke the sound barrier when he tested the X-1 in October 1947, although the feat was not announced to the public until 1948.
    Born and raised in West Virginia, Yeager joined the Air Force at age 18 en 1941 and was assigned to the Army Air Corps, de acuerdo a his website.
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