Monday, September 03, 2007

Moye W.Stephens 1906-1995

Moye Stephens was born 21st Feb 1906 and died on 10th December 1995. Moye Stephens flew a Stearman C3B biplane with a J-5 Wright “Whirlwind” motor, extra gas tanks and large wheels. The plane was dubbed “The Flying Carpet” and he flew a 40,000 mile journey in it. He later became a test pilot for Lockheed, then Chief Test Pilot for Northrop. He flew the NIM, the XB-35 in 1946 and theYB-49 in 1947.