1st American Plane Shot At In WWII “The Real Story” – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Wednesday

Small Airplanes Along The Shoreline In Hawaii - Warbird Radio LIVE!

WEDNESDAY – In the movie Tora! Tora! Tora! a small plane spots the Japanese as they approach Pearl Harbor.  In real life, civilian instructor pilot Cornelia Fort was flying a student pilot in an Interstate Cadet.  Ms Fort soon figured out the military airplanes flying toward her were Japanese.  She quickly landed the little Interstate Cadet after becoming the first American pilot shot at in WWII.

This Wednesday on Warbird Radio LIVE veteran air show pilot and Interstate Cadet aficionado Kent Pietsch joins Matt Jolley to share the story of his latest Interstate Cadet restoration project.  The airframe was registered to the same flight school where Cornelia Fort worked and was definitely in Hawaii December 7th 1941.  Could this be the actual airframe Cornelia was flying?  Tune in at 10am (EASTERN) for all the details on this amazing story.

QUICK LINK:  Kent Pietsch’s Website

STUDIO LINE:  478.787.4768

SKYPE:  warbirdradio

EMAIL:  matt@warbirdradio.com

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