Jim Beasley, Jr.
Jim Beasley, Jr. is a founding member of the United States Heritage Flight program, having performed the first dissimilar formation with the West Coast F-15 Eagle demonstration team at Shaw AFB in 1996. Since that time, Jim has flown in hundreds of Heritage Flights across the United States, Canada and the U.K. In 2006, Jim was voted “Civilian Heritage Flight Pilot of the Year” and flies his P-51D Mustang “Bald Eagle” in Heritage Flights in the Northeast section of the United States.
Jim has been flying historic fighter aircraft for over twenty years and has accumulated thousands of hours in aircraft such as the P-51 Mustang and Supermarine Spitfire, as well as Navy fighters including the F4U Corsair and Grumman F8F Bearcat. He holds commercial and multi-engine instrument ratings, and holds a surface-level aerobatic waiver for solo and formation aerobatics in a multitude of piston powered fighter aircraft.
Jim is an attorney and trial lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and runs The Beasley Firm, LLC, a complex litigation law firm. He is married with 5 children.
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