WARBIRD RADIO – The Arsenal of Democracy Flyover will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the allies victory in Europe. We are truly honored to bring this historic event to the world. Join Matt Jolley (founder of Warbird Radio.com) and Stephen Bridgewater (Editor Key Publishing / Jets Monthly) Friday – May 8th – for team coverage.
Stephen is traveling to Washington D.C. from his home in England and we’re excited about the UK perspective he brings to the team. According to WW2FlyOver.com, the event aims “to honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home front who produced the tanks, ships, and aircraft that enabled the United States and its Allies to achieve victory, one of the most diverse arrays of World War II aircraft ever assembled will fly above the skies of Washington, D.C. on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 12:10 p.m. (EST) , the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day, as part of the Arsenal of Democracy World War II Victory Capitol Flyover.”
WW2FlyOver.com went on to say “dozens of World War II aircraft flying in historically sequenced formations will take to the sky, and fly over the Washington Mall. The formations will represent the War’s major battles, from Pearl Harbor through the final air assault on Japan, and concluding with a missing man formation to Taps.”
Warbird Radio.com’s coverage will begin in the morning 12 noon (EASTERN) prior to the flyover. You’ll hear interviews with veterans, team coverage from the different aircraft launch sites plus real time reporting as the flyover progresses. Join us for this monumental event on May 8th 2015.
LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS AT 12 NOON. Special pre-show broadcast begins at 11:30 AM (EASTERN).
Team Warbird Radio.com
WARBIRD RADIO – The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the 2015 regional winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Warbird Radio LIVE’s interview with WWII P-51 pilot Jerry Yellin won the Murrow Award for Feature Reporting in Region 12 (Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware).
The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.
“At a time when news reaches people in so many ways, these awards become even more meaningful,” added RTDNA Executive Director Mike Cavender. “It is a tangible reminder of the high quality local journalism being done across the country.”
RTDNA received more than 4,200 entries during the 2015 awards season, setting an all-time record for the third year in a row. Warbird Radio is honored to be recognized among the “best of the best” in the nation’s capital.
“This is a huge award for us. We started Warbird Radio.com in 2009 because we believe the stories of our Airmen past and present are important. This history matters, but it sure is nice to know our peers at the Radio Television Digital News Association like what we’re doing and consider us worthy of an Edward R. Murrow award,” says Matt Jolley – host of Warbird Radio LIVE and founder of Warbird Radio.com.
RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries.
To listen to full episode with Jerry Yellin just click the Quick Link posted below.
QUICK LINK: The Jerry Yellin Story
WARBIRD RADIO – On Air Raid Radio’s debut episode, Amy and Kara discuss the new PBS documentary “Beyond the Powder: The Legacy of the First Women’s Air Race” and the history of the Powder Puff Derby highlighting Louise Thaden as their “Badass of the Month”.
Air Race Classic racer Lin Caywood join Kara and Amy to discuss how the original women’s cross-country air race continues today as the Air Race Classic. Tune in for stories of these amazing pilots!
Download complete episode by clicking the link below! Thanks for tuning in.
WARBIRD RADIO – Tune in for an all new Hartman & Heins Show this Tuesday 4/14/15 at 8pm (EASTERN). Mike Hartman and Andy Heins welcome Chris Henry from the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) with a look at the B-17 “Flying Fortress”.
Over the last few years Chris has re-united a number of B-17 veterans with EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast. If you enjoy the B-17, this show will become a fast favorite. Tune in and join the conversation by using the contact information posted below. Thanks for tuning in!
QUICK LINK: EAA’s B-17 Tour
STUDIO LINE: 478-787-4768
WARBIRD RADIO – This week Matt Jolley welcomes Lieutenant Colonel Doug Woodley and Major Kevin McGlone from Dyess Air Force Base. We’ll be talking about the mission at Dyess and what it takes to operate the B-1 bomber and C-130J. Plus, tune in for the latest news on the Dyess AFB Big Country Air Fest.
The guys from WarbirdsNews.com will also stop by with a look at this week’s warbird headlines. To join the conversation just use the contact information posted below. Thanks for listening!
QUICK LINK: Dyess AFB Big Country Air Fest
QUICK LINK: WarbirdsNews.com
STUDIO LINE: 478-787-4768
Photo courtesy USAF / af.mil