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# speed-of-sound - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

US test pilot who first broke sound barrier dies aged 97
# Chuck Yeager
# Chuck Yeager

US test pilot who first broke sound barrier dies aged 97

Dec 8th 2020, 9:54 AM 13,299 Views 27 Comments

Chuck Yeager was the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947.

# speed-of-sound - Sunday 25 March, 2018

China's building the world's fastest wind tunnel to test planes ... and possibly missiles
# Speed Of Sound
# Speed Of Sound

China's building the world's fastest wind tunnel to test planes ... and possibly missiles

Mar 25th 2018, 6:30 PM 18,542 Views 22 Comments

The 265-metre-long tunnel can be used to test hypersonic aircraft that can travel 25 times the speed of sound.