He was awesome:

Chuck Yeager, the historic test pilot portrayed in the movie “The Right Stuff,” is dead at the age of 97, according to a tweet posted on his account late Monday.

Source: Chuck Yeager, the first man to break the sound barrier, dead at 97 | Fox News

Another 97 year old, Col. Richard Bushong, WWII B-17 pilot and USAF veteran is still going strong at the Pima Air and Space Museum. Met him once and so want to get back to talk to him again! Bought his book took!

By EdwardM