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Peter Beasley was a passenger who landed at the Airfield on Friday February 27, 1931 at 2:45 PM. His pilot was Vance Breese flying Lockheed Vega DL-1B NC288W. Beasley was one of three passengers including J. H. Marrs and W.A. Manky. Based in Detroit, MI, they were westbound from El Paso, TX to Los Angeles, CA. They remained on the ground for 25 minutes, departing at 3:10 PM.

Below, from friend of John Underwood, a sharp photograph of Register pilot Clare Bunch, Beasley and Scotty Burmood. The date is July 14, 1934.

Peter Beasley (C) With Two Others, July 14, 1934 (Source: Underwood)

Below, Peter Beasley is third from left standing next to Charles Lindbergh. The two other gentlemen at either end are unidentified.

Peter Beasley, 3rd From Left (Source: NASM Archives, 00 23623)
Peter Beasley, 3rd From Left

At the time of this picture, August 23, 1934, Beasley was president of the Lambert Aircraft Corp. (formerly Monocoupe Corp.). The picture was taken at Robertson, MO in front of Lindy's Lambert 145 (registration number NR211, which is a converted Monocoupe D-145).


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