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First pilot to break sound barrier dies at 97



United States Air Force officer Chuck Yeager became the first pilot to surpass the speed of sound during a test flight in 1947.

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  1. I’m not sure why people get offended when I call them flawless?

  2. First pilot to shot down an enemy jet aircraft with a propeller aircraft. First ever to broke sound barrier with rocket engine aircraft. RIP legend

  3. finally some non-covid related news

  4. https://youtu.be/_iXIADiDb_Q
    Just praying for your sins to be forgiven, and saying the name of Jesus at the end of your prayer will not make your sins that are red as scarlet be white as snow. In this time of disaster and pandemic like COVID-19 Fathe God is calling you now to come before His Word, and be guided into all Truth through the Spirit of Truth, and truly wash away your sins. 2

  5. This is what heros look like. The left needs reminding who the real heros are.

  6. But… the First Pilot that broke the Sound Barrier was a German in a Messerschmitt Me262…
    He was trying to safe his friend as he was chased and did an (ima call it) a Emergency Dive to help, and then he broke Mach 1

  7. What about general Peterson first black pilot USMC…denied….historically ashamed

  8. I wish guys like this had more recognition! They’re the ones who truly make a difference in this world! Yet we as a society choose to exonerate those who cater to our vanity and pride… It’s a shame!

  9. RIP…. gratitude to his accomplishment…sympathy to his family 👍🙏

  10. BS…. Covid 19 Killed him. Right?

  11. Surprised to have found out he was still alive.

  12. GEORGIA:
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    66,248 under 18 voted
    2,423 weren’t registered at all
    1,043 used a PO Box
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    15,700 moved out of state
    40,279 changed county and didn’t re-register to vote!

    NEVADA :
    42,000 voters voted twice
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  13. Finally something that is t politics related I’m getting tired of American politics.

  14. Fly high in the heavens Chuck ❤️

  15. God bless chuck and his amazing work

  16. Rest in peace, General Yeager! Thank you for your dedication to our country.

  17. "MOVE FORWARD" – GEN. Chuck Yeager

  18. Matthew 7:13- “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

    Matthew 7:14- “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

    Isaiah 62:10- Go through, go through the gates, Clear the way for the people; Build up, build up the highway, . . .

    Proverbs 16:17- The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

    Isaiah 35:8- A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.

    Stay on the straight and narrow road of life
    https://youtu.be/XkR4YNoj1aA

    Do you know the road your life is traveling on?
    https://youtu.be/ucK9JRNoa7U

    On the spiritual journey to discover you
    https://youtu.be/6UQPSroxPP0

    If you desire spiritual success stay on God's path of righteousness
    https://youtu.be/Ygy5E3zzWiw

  19. I can't help but think that General Yeager left this world at the right time. He lived during the greatest era in human history. We are now at the beginning of the long downward slide of our society.

  20. 2020 really be trying to ruin everything

  21. ABC is 🇨🇳 propaganda

  22. “There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots,” says an old aviation maxim. He was one of the very few old, bold pilots. RIP sir.

  23. Who the fck are you to claim that he's America's greatest pilot?

  24. nice life! i hope to live as long as that!

  25. A true American Hero. Unlike George Floyd.

  26. My gardfather is 92 what is matter make the news useless ?

  27. Jesus Christ saves from sin.
    Romans 3: 23
    For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
    Hebrews 9: 27
    And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
    Isaiah 64: 6
    But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
    Revelation 21: 8
    But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
    Romans 5: 8
    But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
    John 3: 16
    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    John 14: 6
    Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
    Romans 10: 9-10.
    That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
    For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
    Jesus said John 5: 24
    Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
    1John 5: 10-13
    He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
    And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
    He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
    These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.
    Ephesians 2: 8-9
    For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
    Not of works, lest any man should boast.
    Romans 8: 1
    There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
    1 Corinthians 15: 3-4
    For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
    And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
    2 Corinthians 5: 21
    For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

    …….

  28. A great man and hero to his home state of West Virginia, such a sad day for our state loosing a legend such as him. R.I.P. Charles "Chuck" Yeager. May peace and comfort be with your family and our whole state of West Virginia as we all mourn the loss of a legendary man and Unites States Hero.💔💔💔

  29. Giving him credit for breaking the sound barrier is like acknowledging madam C.J. Walker as a hair product producer
    Without the scientists that's not possible and for C.J. without the woman she stole the hair product from she wouldnt be famous🤷🏽‍♂️

  30. Blue skies, and safe travels, you will be missed.

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