How Chuck Yeager Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Chuck Yeager reached the astounding age of 97 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous pilot.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Brigadier General and American test pilot who became the first person confirmed to break the sound barrier. The plane he used was the Bell X-1.

He began his career as a private in the United States Army Air Forces.

He worked his way up to the rank of P-51 Mustang fighter pilot during the World War II years.

How did Chuck Yeager die?

Chuck Yeager's death was caused by Natural Causes.

Information about the death of Chuck Yeager
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death97 years
ProfessionPilot
BirthdayFebruary 13, 1923
Death dateDecember 7, 2020
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and go out and get in a fighter, especially, that one thing you don't do, you don't believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane."

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"Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own."

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"It wasn't that the X-1 would kill you, it was the systems in the X-1 that would kill you."

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"If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing."

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"I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit."

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