World of Wonder: Chuck Yeager
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Chuck Yeager is a former United States Air Force officer, flying ace and record-setting test pilot.
In 1947, he became the first pilot confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound in level flight. Yeager’s career began in World War II as a private in the United States Army Air Forces.
KUSI’s Dave Scott takes a closer look at Yeager’s career and legacy in this World of Wonder.