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From the Desk of the Lightning Class Historian

The Right Stuff
By Clayton Gray
Posted on 12/8/2020 9:59 AM
With Chuck Yeager's passing, we remember our connection to his remarkable feat of breaking the speed of sound. 

Yeager's aircraft the Bell X-1 was designed by Lightning sailor Robert Woods of fleet 12, BCC.




Bob Woods was on the team and owned the Lightning that won our third NAs in 1941. 





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