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

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Charles Elwood 'Chuck' Yeager is widely considered to be the first pilot to travel faster than sound, on 14th October 1947 in the Bell X-1, flying at an altitude of 45,000ft.

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