Monday, December 7, 2020

Chuck Yeager Has Passed.....

 God Speed, General Yeager.

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  1. General Yeager was a frequent guest at my neighbor's house when I lived in Corona, CA. I always managed to wrangle an invitation to the BBQ when he was there. A truly great, humble, man with a very sharp wit and sense of humor. You can't remake men like that. It's like the Library of Alexandria burning when he passed.

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    1. I'm sure he was quite interesting to talk to. I never met him, but I've met and worked with other Test Pilots, and met Bob Hoover a couple of times at airshows.

      Test Pilots remind a lot of Race Drivers. Extremely skilled, very smart, and with a good level of ice water in their veins.

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  2. Always considered him the epitome of what you want in a military leader. Who will fill his shoes?

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    1. He was quite a man, unlike today's man-bun wearing soy-boys.

      His shoes can never be filled, and should on display at the Edwards Flight Test Museum.

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