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  • Aviation
  • Aerial Combat
  • Radio Communications Chuck maintained the radio equipment on Blackhawk Island, both audio and teletype,[1] and he typically handled the radio navigation in finding trouble spots.[2]
  • Firearms Chuck can draw and shoot the gun out of a hostage-taker's hand.[3]
  • Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic)
  • Mimicry At least over the radio, Chuck could fool seasoned Japanese officers into believing him to be one of them.[4]
  • Multilingualism Before the Second World War was over, Chuck Wilson had learned at least one dialect of Chinese,[5] as well as Japanese,[6] and several other languages.
  • Singing During their rare interludes of down-time, at the barracks on Blackhawk Island, and more frequently, on their return flights from their many international adventures, it was commonplace for the seven aviators of the Blackhawk Squadron to join their voices in a hearty chorus of their Blackhawk Anthem, often improvising new verses to fit the circumstances of that particular adventure.


  • This version of Chuck Wilson, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.
  • Per Blackhawk #85, 1st story, in early 1955, Chuck is 6', 180 lbs.
  • In World War II, Chuck got shot down at least once, with him catching at least one bullet wound in the process.[7] He may also have been shot down a second time,[8] the chronicles are unclear. After WWII, in 1955, Chuck was shot down two more times.[9]
  • In 1947, Chuck got knocked out with a blow to the head, for possibly the first time.[10] He has, since then, received at least seven more concussions.[11]
  • By late 1955, Chuck had survived at least five plane crashes.[12]
  • In 1948, Chuck had all the information pulled out of his brain, by an alien machine, temporarily reducing him to amnesiac idiocy.[13]
  • Chuck Wilson served briefly as Treasury Secretary, in the ancient land of Fusang.[14] He later briefly served in a Cabinet position in the democracy of Bolia.[15]