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Thank you for visiting This website is dedicated to preserving much of the rich history associated with the early flight test programs flown at Muroc/Edwards AFB in the late 1940's through to the late 1950's.


Here you will find my own personal tribute pages of Major General Fred J. Ascani, Brigadier General Robert L. Cardenas, Pancho Barnes, Jackie Cochran & HUGE section dedicate to Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, the MACH BUSTER test pilot that broke the sound barrier.


Please also take time to view my personal autograph collection pages which also includes numerous test pilot biographies of former USAF & NACA/NASA test pilots.


More pages will appear soon so please keep checking back for updates.


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