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File:Chuck Yeager commemorates historic flight 121014-F-HZ730-027.jpg

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English: Retired Brig. Gen. Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager prepares to board an F-15D Eagle from the 65th Aggressor Squadron Oct. 14, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. In a jet piloted by Capt. David Vincent, 65th AGRS pilot, Yeager is commemorating the 65th anniversary of his historic breaking of the sound barrier flight Oct. 14, 1947, in the Bell XS-1 rocket research plane, named "Glamorous Glennis." Yeager was awarded the prestigious Collier Trophy for his landmark aeronautical achievement.
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Source https://www.dvidshub.net/image/722033
Author Master Sgt. Jason Edwards
location NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, US
VIRIN 121014-F-HZ730-027 Search DVIDs
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Camera location38° 30′ 07.37″ N, 117° 01′ 21.3″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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