Yeager Down Under

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March 20 – 25, 2007, Chuck Yeager was the Guest of Honor at the Australian International Air Show, at Avalon. Highlights of the show were the RAAF C-17 doing acrobatics (well, almost). The airshow was themed “Breaking the Barriers”, in commemoration of Chuck Yeager breaking the sound barrier in 1947. Chuck Yeager was the keynote speaker at the Breaking the Barriers Awards Presentations on Saturday night, after the air show.

Autographing Replica

Chuck Yeager autographs full-size replica of the Bell X-1.

Victoria And Chuck

Victoria and Chuck Yeager.

Receiving Fellowship

Gen. Yeager receives Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Australian Women Pilots

Yeager attended the scholarship presentation at the Australian Women Women Pilots Association.

Chuck Yeager With Australian Air Force Pilot

Yeager and the Australian Air Force C-17 pilot.

Guest Speaker

Yeager was the special guest speaker at the awards program Saturday night of the air show.

With Victorian Minister

Yeager with Victorian Minister of Industry and Innovation.

Meeting Airmen

Yeager met with a number of other dignitaries and airmen after the awards program.

Chuck Yeager Mingling

Chuck Yeager Mingling

Chuck Yeager Mingling

Chuck Yeager Mingling

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