When challenged by Norstad, Tibbets said he would lead the mission himself at 6, feet if Norstad would fly as his co-pilot. PAUL W. The name was painted on the aircraft on 5 August by Allan L. He later moved to Columbus, where he ran an air-taxi service until he retired in Martin O.
He said that he had not intended for the re-enactment to insult the Japanese people.
Within a week, Japan sued for peace. Tibbets, Paul W. After leaving the Air Force inhe worked for Executive Jet Aviation, serving as its president from until his retirement in His son Thomas confirmed the death.