Have you ever heard a deafening bang following the sight of a plane in the horizon? Well, if you did, you probably heard what is called breaking the sound barrier. We’re going to talk about the first pilot who attempted to do so.
You hear lots of crazy stories about pilots who challenged everyone, including themselves.
You’re probably familiar Amelia Earhart and how she managed to become the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
“Not Much to Flying With, Eh?”
The first man to successfully break the sound barrier during a flight is called Chuck Yeager.
He was an American aviator who belonged to the Air Force for quite some time.
He served during WWII, and became a test pilot when the war was over.
To everyone’s surprise, Yeager managed to pull it off while suffering from a broken arm.
Not only that, but he also had two broken ribs, and couldn’t close the cockpit of the plane without using a broomstick!
It shows how one can achieve their dreams if they work with whatever they have.
Just another incredible example on how success and glory can be attained.
Bet you didn’t know that much about Chuck Yeager, did you?
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