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Ed Miliband is in a death spiral – can David Miliband or Yvette Cooper rescue the controls from him?

Politics / UK Politics : News

In his classic portrait of the US space program, The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe focuses on the legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager. Yeager recounts how while flying one experimental aircraft he got locked in a seemingly irrevocable death ...

Chuck Yeager: I Got Screwed by Virgin

Pop Culture / Celebrity :

Celebrity Justice General Chuck Yeager -- the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound -- is pissed off at an airline company that compared his death-defying accomplishment to in-flight Internet service.Yeager filed a lawsu...

Chuck Yeager 1, Speed of Sound 0

US Politics / Conservative : Ace of Spades HQ

On this day in 1947 Bell X-1 test pilot Chuck Yeager became the first man to fly faster than sound. With broken ribs. To close hatch on X-1, hindered by my broken ribs, Ridley sawed off a broomstick, gave me...

P-40 Flying Tiger Ceiling Fan

Society & Culture / Men's Interest : The Awesomer

Craftmade’s ceiling fan puts a miniature replica of the front of a WWII Curtiss P-40 Flying Tiger war plane on your ceiling – though its blades won’t be enough to make your room take flight. Also available in Chuck Yeager’s famous P...

Yeager's publicity claim proceeds at Mach 1

Industries / Law : 43(B)log

Yeager v. Cingular Wireless, 2008 WL 2413167 (E.D. Cal.) Chuck Yeager (wikipedia for the unofficial biography) is a man of many accomplishments, including becoming an “ace in a day” in WWII by downing five enemy fighters in one miss...


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