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.
Chuck Yeager autographs full-size replica of the Bell X-1.
Victoria and Chuck Yeager.
Gen. Yeager receives Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Yeager attended the scholarship presentation at the Australian Women Women Pilots Association.
Yeager and the Australian Air Force C-17 pilot.
Yeager was the special guest speaker at the awards program Saturday night of the air show.
Yeager with Victorian Minister of Industry and Innovation.
Yeager met with a number of other dignitaries and airmen after the awards program.