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Charles Elwood Yeager, popularly known as Chuck Yeager is a former flying ace, a record-setting test pilot and an Air Force Officer from the United States of America. Chuck made a record by being the first pilot in history verified to have surpassed the speed of wind in level flight. He is famous for taking part in World War II, working as a private in the 1941 United States Army Air Forces.
Chuck Yeager has been very successful throughout the years.
World War II
Family and Personal Life
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Chuck Yeager always loved his wife, Glennis, to the extent that he named his plane after her, stating that she brings him good luck charm and any airplane he names after she always brought him home. Chuck Yeager, together with his wife Glennis, relocated to Grass Valley in California, following his 1975 retirement from the Air Force. The two succeeded due to Yeager’s best-selling autobiography, talking of engagements and commercial investments. Chuck’s wife Glennis succumbed to ovarian cancer in 1990. The couple had four children named, Don, Susan, Sharon, and Mickey.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Glennis Dickhouse (married 1945 died 1990), Victoria Scott D’Angelo (Married 2003)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Don, Susan, Sharon, and Mickey)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Charles Elwood Yeager|
|Age (as of today)||100 years|
|Date of Birth||February 13, 1923|
|Place of Birth||Myra, West Virginia, U.S.|
|Height||1.85 m, 6 feet 1 inch|
|Weight||83 kg, 183 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$2 million|
|Occupation||Air Force Officer, Flying Ace, Test Pilot|
Height, Weight, and Age
Chuck Yeager's height is quite tall measuring 1.85 m. Chuck Yeager weighs 83 kg. Being born on February 13, 1923, translates to an age of 100 years as of todays date (November 22, 2023).
When I was picked to fly the X-1, it was my duty to fly it, and I did.Chuck Yeager
You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up.Chuck Yeager
If you can walk away from a landing, it’s a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it’s an outstanding landing.Chuck Yeager
In 1966, NASA took over in space, and it has been a bureaucratic mess ever since.Chuck Yeager
If you want to grow old as a pilot, you’ve got to know when to push it, and when to back off.Chuck Yeager