Chuck Yeager

Sully, Jerrie & the incredible crew of United Flight 232: from pilots to heroes

As the aviation industry is preparing to celebrate International Pilots' Day, we take a look back at some outstanding pilots whose heroism has changed history....


Chuck Yeager, first pilot to cross the sound barrier, dies at 97

The aviation pioneer Charlie "Chuck" Yeager died at the age of 97 on December 7, 2020. Yeager made history as a test pilot when he broke the sound barrier aboard his Bell X-1 on October 14, 1947....