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After a few practice runs, Chuck got it down pat. By using the piece of broomstick, he could, indeed, manage to lock the cockpit door. On October 14, 1947, struggling with two broken ribs but armed with a long section of broomstick, Chuck Yeager took to the skies for his ninth flight in the X-1. Bob Cardenas was flying the mother B-29. At 20,000 feet, he asked if Chuck was ready to go. Chuck gave him a thumbs-up and Cardenas dropped the X-1. At first, the X-1 started to stall. Chuck never panicked.

Next came the last phase of their fighter pilot training in Casper, Wyoming. Their free time in Casper proved to be a lot of fun. There were deer and antelope galore. The young pilots hunted them from the skies, herding them with their aircraft World War II and then shooting them from the sky. Many a night, the men of the 363rd Fighter Squadron enjoyed fresh roasts and steaks of antelope or deer meat. On October 23, 1943, Chuck suffered his first true brush with death in an aircraft. His engine blew up during a highspeed flight exercise.

Yeager, along with John Stack and Lawrence D. Bell, were awarded the Collier Trophy. Chuck received the Collier Trophy from President Truman. The award ceremony was held at the White House. The Collier Trophy was established in 1911 by Robert J. Collier. Collier was a publisher and one of the first presidents of the Aero Club of America. The trophy is administered by the National Aeronautic Association of the United States of America. ” Chuck was now a national celebrity and treasure. Still, he couldn’t say much when requested to speak before admiring groups of fans.

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