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DescriptionTest Pilots: Collection of Seven Individually Signed Philatelic Covers From Early Test Pilots, Including Chuck Yeager, Dick Scobee, and Scott Crossfield. A great group of signed covers from early military aviators. As follows.
Chuck Yeager: A philatelic cover with cachet honoring the 25th anniversary of the 1st Supersonic flight. Canceled at Edwards AFB on October 14, 1972. As he often did Yeager corrects the cachet and put a line through "Buck" and signs in blue ink "Chuck". Signed in blue ink: "Chuck Yeager". Included with this item is a full Steve Zarelli Letter of Authenticity. Very fine.
Dick Scobee: A philatelic cover with color X-24B NASA Flight Research Center cachet, cancelled at Edwards AFB on November 19, 1975. Unfortunately, Scobee was commander for STS-51-L and perished in the disaster. Signed in blue ink: "Dick Scobee". Very fine.
Scott Crossfield: A philatelic cover with cachet honoring the 35th anniversary of a XF-92 flight he piloted. Cancelled at Edwards AFB on June 9, 1988. Signed in black felt tip: "Scott Crossfield". Very fine.
Bill Dana: A philatelic cover with large pictorial cachet of the NASA M2/F3 Lifting Body aircraft. Cancelled at Edwards AFB on October 5, 1972. Signed in black ink: "Bill Dana". Very fine.
Mike Love: A philatelic cover with large color InterSpace cachet depicting Love's first Free Flight in the aircraft. Canceled at Edwards AFB on October 4, 1973. Signed in black ink: "Best Wishes/ Mike Love". Very fine.
Cecil Powell: A philatelic cover with large pictorial cachet of the NASA M2/F3 Lifting Body aircraft. Cancelled at Edwards AFB on November 9, 1972. Signed in black ink: "Cecil Powell/ LTC USAF/ Lifting Body Pilot". Very fine.
Slick Goodlin: A philatelic cover with cachet honoring the 35th anniversary of a X-1 flight he piloted. Cancelled at Edwards AFB on October 14, 1981. Signed in blue ink: "Slick Goodlin". Very fine.
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