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Summer vacation turns one postcard writer into a poet

...consider fun an important item on their daily agenda. For me, that was always high priority in whatever I was doing. - Chuck Yeager Summer vacations have driven Joseph Henderson of Augusta to rhyme. He sends along his vacation poem: Are We There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/20/kir_353643.shtml
Bill Kirby
Flying becomes big business

...practical helicopters. After the war, jet and rocket engines took aircraft faster, farther and higher. Test pilot Chuck Yeager became the first man to travel faster than sound, hitting nearly 700 mph in a rocket-powered Bell X-1 during a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/01/met_276265.shtml
Metro
Bay Area churns out movies outside Hollywood system

...the Body Snatchers. His greatest success came with this space race epic, which told the parallel tales of test pilot Chuck Yeager and the original Mercury astronauts. It's about America's growing pains during the early days of space exploration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/23/uhl_140731.shtml
Steven Uhles
Idea grows into deal with public television

...experience is in documentaries and educational media, including an A&E Primetime Special Men of Mach I about fast-flying Chuck Yeager. Mr. Senkowski found lawyer Paul Meyer to help with licensing. Mr. Meyer is now senior vice president of business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/08/met_40733.shtml
Metro
People in the News

...the first American woman to receive a pilot's license; and the late Jack Ridley, who was flight test engineer for Chuck Yeager's record-setting supersonic flight in 1947. Dennis Quaid, who played Mercury astronaut Leroy "Gordo" Cooper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/20/ent_422754.shtml
Things to Do
People in the News

...Beside Me" and "I'm Alright." On the Net: http://www.jodeemessina.com * * * * PENN VALLEY, Calif. -- Chuck Yeager, a World War II flying ace and the first test pilot to break the sound barrier, is being sued by three of his four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/20/ent_405215.shtml
Things to Do
Space needs no alien props

...warts-and-all look at the pioneers of America's space program. The most compelling parts of the movie deal with test pilot Chuck Yeager, the man whose speed and altitude flights paved the way for the Mercury 7. APOLLO 13 (1995): Before Jim Lovell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/uhl_402105.shtml
Steven Uhles
Man collects pieces of history with art

...and had them collect autographs for him. Signees include American and German aces, Blue Angels and even test pilot Chuck Yeager. "Like I said before, I'm in awe of these men," Mr. Cameron said. "Most of these guys did some truly amazing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/10/met_375221.shtml
Metro
Roomy home suits couple's lifestyle

...carved and inlaid wood bar. The room displays Mr. Lyle's collection of signatures from famous pilots, including Chuck Yeager and John Glenn. The Lyles have been married 21 years and designed the house so they could live there comfortably for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/17/liv_296543.shtml
Life & style
Jackson man stays on target with his rifles

...walls of office and factory. Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and his son, Christian, endorse Jarrett rifles as does Gen. Chuck Yeager, who thinks the guns have the right stuff. The late NASCAR star, Davy Allison, owned a Jarrett rifle and was a close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/oth_250514.shtml
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