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    Chuck Yeager

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    Chuck Yeager is unquestionably the most famous test pilot of all time. He won a permanent place in the history of aviation as the first pilot ever to fly faster than the speed of sound, but that is only one of the remarkable feats this pilot performed in service to his country. Charles Elwood Yeager was born in 1923 in Myra, West Virginia and grew up in the nearby village of Hamlin. Immediately upon graduation from High School he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps to serve in World War

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    X-1 was a spirited horse that could do what she was supposed to do, but needed a steady and experienced hand. Enter Yeager. Pilot, plane, and field have come together. Over a series of flights, Yeager increasingly approached Mach One, as the sound barrier is known. On his first flight, Chuck reached .85 of Mach 1. He steadily chipped away at it until reaching .94 of Mach 1. At that point the ‘Glamorous Glennis’ (what Yeager calls the X-1 after his wife) stopped responding to the controls of her

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    Chuck Yeager

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    Yeager is by the far the most enjoyable history lesson anyone could wish for. The autobiography tells the story of Chuck Yeager, the world’s greatest pilot and first man to break the sound barrier. The story, told by General Yeager himself, has the perfect balance of humor and action. Witty anecdotes and suspenseful flight sequences keep the reader engrossed. The book is a multi-million bestseller for a reason. Chuck Yeager was born in 1923 in West Virginia. He learned to always do his best

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    The aviation industry is constantly evolving as each day brings new and better technology than the last. As a student pursuing a future career in the aviation industry it is very important to understand all the technologies being used within it—especially those related directly to the flight aspect. This CNN article contains a lot of valuable information regarding the Concorde as the first commercial plane with supersonic capabilities—as well as the improvements and the future technological advancements

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    channels communication flow through in the organization. Communication in a police organization can be passed in two ways, formal and non formal channels. With every organization communication barriers also play a huge role in how communication is being passed. There are several ways to overcome these barriers. When people talk to each other for the purpose to exchange information each person is using verbal and

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    Professional Listening

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    in ALL relationships.” The second concept we discussed in this interview, was that of listening barriers. Reverend L’s advice on listening barriers was to first be able to recognize the barrier, and then try to overcome it. If the barrier cannot be broken, the best thing to do is remove yourself from the communication if possible, because no one is benefiting from it. Mr. L did not limit the barriers just to others, but also to himself. He was very open about his urge to talk too much hinders his

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    groups of people are thrown together. It provides a sense of home, a way to make them feel less awkward and bring their culture to a new place. While language sometimes brings people together as above, another aspect is that it can actually be a barrier. When attempting to relocate to a foreign nation, if a traveler does not have a good grip on the respective language, than they can be immediately outcast as a tourist. Every local who starts speaking to them will recognize that this person is an

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    nice to be able to see what all they have to do in order for a vacation. The cussing of the one littler girl was also surprising to me to. It was pretty humorous to hear a curse word come out of a little girl’s mouth and I’ve never heard a curse word sound so innocent. I definitely was not expecting the family to cuss, let alone any of the children, but those the Miller twins’ definitely have a whole lot of personality. I wish I had half the personality of them. One of the last things that surprised

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    Barriers of Color, Prejudice and Fear in There Are No Children Here The barriers of color, as well as prejudice and fear show through in this story of two young boys growing up in inner city Chicago. Confined to the project housing the brothers and their family are well aware of their "caste" in society. The story follows the events of the Rivers family living in the Henry Horner Homes (near the United Center in Chicago). Over the course of about three years, the author describes the day to

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    the ongoing deterioration of the house in relation to the mental and physical health of the family. The use of a more ominous and overarching plague of the fish flies symbolising death. Also, the use of a range of boundaries from physical to mental barriers to symbolise a larger force. Eugenides’ style of writing gives life to a story more than sadness and tragedy, but uses symbols, and boundaries to create a story that could be interpreted in many ways. A comfortable suburban house, home to the

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