PAUL TIBBETS SIGNED PHOTO, "Paul Tibbets", 10 x 8, b/w, showing the brigadier general in the United States Air Force standing next to the Enola Gay. He is best known as the pilot who flew the B-29 Superfortress known as the Enola Gay when it dropped Little Boy, the first of two atomic bombs used in warfare, on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The Enola Gay is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, named after Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets. On 6 August 1945, during the final stages of World War II, it became the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. In fine condition, with a slight lightness to signature.