Warbird Radio Presents – The USS Lexington Story

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USS Lexington - Museum on the Bay in Corpus Christi, TX

WARBIRD RADIO PRESENTS – She’s one of the most noted aircraft carriers of World War II and today serves as a reminder of America’s fight for freedom.  Join USS Lexington – Museum on The Bay’s Executive Director, F.W. “Rocco” Montesano, for an in-depth discussion about the Lexington’s past and future.  Additionally…be sure and check out the photo gallery posted down below.  For more pictures of the “Lady Lex” (including several taken off the public tour routes) log in to our subscriber section.  Thanks for listening!

BROADCAST DAILY:  05:00 – 11:00 – 18:00 – 22:00  (EASTERN)  WEEK OF 11/28/09

CLICK “Continue Reading” for photo gallery of the USS Lexington.

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HELLCAT FEVER – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Tuesday

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Lt Walter Elcock's F6F-3 emerges from Lake Michigan!

TUESDAY- Ready for the latest on the F6F-3 pulled from Lake Michigan?  The pilot, Lt. Walter Elcock,  (Now 89) will join us for a candid interview about the January 5, 1945 landing mishap on the USS Sable.  Elcock’s grandson, Hunter Brawley, will also join us with the details about the recovery of the Hellcat.  Call in and join the fun tomorrow morning at 10am (EASTERN).  Click “Continue Reading” down below for more recovery photos,  WWII pictures and text of the pilot (courtesy of his grandson Hunter Brawley).

STUDIO LINE:  478.787.4768

SKYPE: warbirdradio

EMAIL:  matt@warbirdradio.com

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BREAKING NEWS – Hellcat Raised From Lake Michigan!

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Lt. Walter Elcock sitting inside his F6F Hellcat - 1945

MONDAY – Warbird Radio has just confirmed that an F6F Hellcat has been successfully raised from Lake Michigan.  The F6F-3 sank on January 5, 1945 after a landing mishap on the USS Sable.  The pilot, Lieutenant J-G Walter B. Elcock, narrowly escaped with his life after plummeting into the freezing water.  Mr. Elcock will join us on Warbird Radio LIVE! – Tuesday to share his story.  Plus we’ll have updates on the plan for his “now safe on shore” F6F-3 Hellcat.  Stay tuned!

RTL Fasteners – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Monday

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MONDAY – Rich from RTL Fasteners will join us as we continue our “Things We Want For Christmas” series.  Tell the kids to skip the ties and gift certificates this year and choose something you really want.  Be sure and join us live this morning at 10am (EASTERN).  Thanks for listening!

STUDIO LINE:  478.787.4768

SKYPE:  warbirdradio

EMAIL:  matt@warbirdradio.com

Joe Kittinger – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Friday

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Col Joe Kittinger going to work at over 102,000 feet! He's on Warbird Radio LIVE! - Today

FRIDAY – If you need a break from the door busters and turkey leftovers try Warbird Radio LIVE!  Today it might be a re-run, but it’s a show that deserves a second helping.  Col. Joe Kittinger (USAF – Retired) is an American hero.  He’s a former test pilot, fighter pilot, Vietnam P.O.W., world record skydiver and record-breaking balloon pilot.  The sky has been Joe’s office since his early twenties and there’s still no sign of him moving to the “ground floor”.  Joe is a pilot’s pilot and a truly great guy.  Tune in today and find out why this show is one of our most requested. 

Thanks for listening!  Show starts at 10am (EASTERN).

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