Chuck Yeager, first pilot to break sound barrier, dies aged 97

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    Chuck #Yeager, a World War II fighter ace who was the first human to travel faster than #sound and whose gutsy test #pilot exploits were immortalized in the bestselling book “The Right Stuff,” died Monday, his wife said. He was 97.

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