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 – Official Website
Remembering Chuck Yeager, a Pilot with the Right Stuff – Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97 – Associated Press