Friday, February 13, 2009

The Right Stuff . . .

Happy Birthday to Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager (born February 13, 1923), the first pilot (at age 24) to travel faster than sound.

Retired Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager
September 21, 2007

"Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own." - Chuck Yeager

“Unfortunately, many people do not consider fun an important item on their daily agenda. For me, that was always high priority in whatever I was doing.” - Chuck Yeager

“The secret to my success was that somehow I always managed to live to fly another day.” - Chuck Yeager

Wish General Yeager a Happy Birthday on his site and/or at the site.  Join his fans at

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Anonymous said...

Here's a nice bio of the great Yeager. Always been a fan of his.

Debra Emery said...

Thanks for the great link!