Photos of famous visitors (and
Pipers: Bill (Jr.) and
Beth Piper of the Piper Aviation
Museum visit Pearl
in Lock Haven, PA in 1995.
Poberezny, Chairman of the Board of the EAA
(Experimental Aircraft Association) gives a thumbs up
#1 for Pearl in 1996 at Sun 'n'
Fun, Lakeland, FL.
late Steve and Paula Whitman, sport aviators and early members of the EAA, pay
a visit to show center where Pearl
was tied down at the Oshkosh, WI
Danaher: Tom Danaher is pictured just
after piloting Pearl around the
patch in Witchita Falls,
TX, at his airstrip in 1998. Tom is known
to have shot down the last Japanese fighter in WWII in his Navy Gruman F4F Hellcat.
Decatur: Pictured here with Frank is
Robert Decatur of Titusville FL,
one of three hundred living black pilots who were part of the famous Tuskegee
airmen. There were approximately nine hundred original cadets trained to fly
P-51s, P-40s, P-38s, and assorted twin engine bombers in WWII. The photo was
taken at Sun n' Fun at Lakeland, FL,
in April 1999.
Franklin: Pictured here with Frank is Jimmy
modified: Sun Jan 25 18:47:41 CDT 2004