Chuck Yeager RIP

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Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby Positive Passion » 08 Dec 2020, 20:26

An absolute legend.

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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby kath » 08 Dec 2020, 22:35

indeed he was.

r.i.p.

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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby never/ever » 08 Dec 2020, 22:43

Zoom....boom.

RIP.
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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby Flower » 09 Dec 2020, 12:50

R.I.P. ... :(
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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby C » 09 Dec 2020, 20:57

Yes, there was a nice piece on BBC Radio 4's Today programme yesterday.

Seems like a nice bloke

WWII, Korea and Vietnam - he flew more than 360 different types of aircraft!

RIP Mach 1



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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby Six String » 09 Dec 2020, 21:31

Yes r.i.p. to a true test pilot, not just a monkey orbiting the earth in a tin can. :)
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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby C » 10 Dec 2020, 15:48

Six String wrote:Yes r.i.p. to a true test pilot, not just a monkey orbiting the earth in a tin can. :)


:lol:






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Re: Chuck Yeager RIP

Postby Six String » 11 Dec 2020, 17:55

C wrote:
Six String wrote:Yes r.i.p. to a true test pilot, not just a monkey orbiting the earth in a tin can. :)


:lol:






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Apparently that was the way the pilots described it when it was offered to them because they had sent a monkey up first because there was no “ flying” of the capsule. This was a road too far for some test pilots and they teased the ones signing up to be an astronaut.
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