Renowned check pilot and U.S. Navy fighter pilot who became the 1st man to soar at twice the rate of sound. He was a fighter pilot in Globe Battle II and later on studied aeronautical executive at the College or university of Washington. He was an associate of america House of Reps Committee on Technology and Technology from 1977 until 1993. He was created in Berkeley, California and spent section of his early existence in Washington condition. He was described in writer Tom Wolfe’s publication, THE PROPER Stuff, that was later on adapted right into a film.