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Renowned pilot honored at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

Chalmers Goodlin became a test pilot for Bell Aircraft in 1943.

Greensburg native and X-1 test pilot Chalmers H. “Slick” Goodlin was on the verge of making history as the pilot who broke the sound barrier. After a contract dispute, Goodlin, who flew military planes for three countries, lost his seat in the cockpit and faded into the ranks of aviation history.


Source: The Tribune-Review

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