Flight

Yeager beside the Bell X-1 rocket plane Glamous Glennis.
e-wv, The West Virginia Encyclopedia online. / Chuck Yeager, Lockheed P-80, Charleston, Lincoln County, World War II

Aviation has played a role in Appalachia’s history through revolutionizing travel in the mid-1900s, supporting the coal industry and creating thousands of pilots.

As part of an upcoming aviation-themed Inside Appalachia episode, listeners shared with the team about their first or favorite flight memory.