Photo Essay:The Blakesburg Fly-In
Antique airplanes—the cream of the crop—fluttered around corn country to celebrate an air mail birthday.
- By airspacemag.com
- AirSpaceMag.com, November 18, 2008
1931 Stearman 4DM
Livery: American Airways
Tail number NC485W
Jay Pemberton, son of Addison Pemberton, flew the family’s 4DM Speedmail from Spokane, Washington. It flew the mail from Blakesburg to Ottumwa and back on August 29 and 30.