Retired Air Force test pilot, World War II ace and first man to break the sound barrier, Gen. Chuck Yeager, is so badass that he doesn’t even need to wait for Twitter in order to verify his account. But Yeager outdid himself again after being asked how he’d square up against another famous pilot:
@GenChuckYeager who wins in a dogfight, you or Eddie Rickenbacker?
— Joe Bacci (@JoeBacci) August 19, 2016
Who’d emerge victorious?
Me. He's dead. https://t.co/LNwQUJXLVN
— Chuck Yeager (@GenChuckYeager) August 19, 2016
Well that was easy!
@GenChuckYeager Such a total rock star 🙂
— EnoughAlready (@HollyASwanson) August 19, 2016
Point. Yeager. https://t.co/oG14GpmjEF
— M. Wallace Graham (@MarkWGraham) August 20, 2016
@GenChuckYeager Instantly one of my all-time favorite tweets.
— Drew Shirley Sports (@DrewShirleyShow) August 20, 2016
Chuck Yeager remains one of the all time greats. https://t.co/FMPRtVWSgt
— Marc Solomon (@magicbravosolo) August 19, 2016