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General Chuck Yeager’s 100th Birthday International Celebration
February 13 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School will be presenting a three plane formation fly by at 10:30 a.m. at Yeager Airport. Mrs. Chuck Yeager will be at the Airport for the event.
Public Use Conference Room
100 Airport Rd
Charleston, WV 25311
Everyone is invited to participate!
Wherever you are, go fly, do something aviation related such as visit an airport, airport café, aviation museum, fly a kite, or simply look up to the skies and honor General Chuck Yeager. Then please post photos of your personal tribute/flight on social media with hashtag #GREATCHUCKYEAGERFLYIN
General Chuck Yeager, born in Myra, West Virginia, was the first person, risking his life and limb, to fly faster than sound thus opening up space and keeping US air superiority. Prior to that he was a World War II fighter ace and war hero, having carried a wounded airman over the steepest, most treacherous part of the Pyrenees in 3’ of snow for 4 days and nights to safety. He implemented safety regulations saving millions of lives. He did much more: www.chuckyeager.com