Newt’s World – Episode 351: 5 Days of Christmas Immortals – Chuck Yeager

Perhaps the most famous pilot of his generation, General Chuck Yeager is best known for breaking the sound barrier in 1947.  Newt takes a closer look at his life and legacy – and we hear from General Yeager, in his own words.  Part of the Immortals leadership series.

Chuck Yeager – The National Aviation Hall of Fame

Chuck Yeager: WWII Fighter Ace and Record-Breaking Test Pilot – WWII National Museum

Chuck Yeager, Test Pilot Who Broke the Sound Barrier, Is Dead at 97 – New York Times

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