USAF 68th Anniversary DC Flyover!

WARBIRD RADIO – Go behind the scenes of the USAF 68th Anniversary flyover.  This video was taken from inside the Delaware Aviation Museum’s B-25 “Panchito” during the historic flyover celebrating the 68th Birthday of the United States Air Force.  You can watch from the front office as we fly over Bolling Air Force Base and huge birthday celebration goes on down below.  Enjoy the video!

QUICK LINK:  Delaware Aviation Museum

C-46 Tinker Belle’s Pass & Review!

WARBIRD RADIO – Watch as the C-46 “Tinker Belle” performs a pass and review during the annual Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show.  “Tinker Belle” is operated by the Warriors & Warbirds association in Monroe, North Carolina and she’s owned by the City of Monroe.  “Tinker Belle” is probably the last WWII era aircraft owned and flown by a city in the United States.

QUICK LINK:  Warriors & Warbirds

WarbirdRadio.com Honored With Two Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2016

Murrow-Award-ImgWARBIRD RADIO – The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the 2016 regional winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Warbird Radio LIVE’s interview with WWII P-38/51 pilot Ralph Maloof won the Murrow Award for Feature Reporting in Region 12 (Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware).  WarbirdRadio.com was also honored with the Murrow Award for overall excellence encompassing the entire website and body of work.

The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.

“We are delighted to honor the great work being done by local newsrooms,” said RTDNA Chair Kathy Walker. “Whether the winning entries come from a large team of journalists in a big city, or from a single, dedicated reporter in a small town, each demonstrates the value of exceptional journalism.”

RTDNA received more than 4,300 entries during the 2016 awards season, setting an all-time record for the fourth year in a row.  Warbird Radio is honored to be recognized among the “best of the best” in the nation’s capital.

“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 Ralph Maloof just click the Quick Link posted below.

QUICK LINK:  Ralph Maloof Story

QUICK LINK:  70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Coverage

Air Raid Radio – EAA Part II – Episode 6

KaraNAmyWEBWARBIRD RADIO – Amy and Kara broadcast from the EAA in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for their second episode featuring the museum’s events. They continue their discussion with Chris Henry and Kristy Busse about the EAA’s B-17 Aluminum Overcast, and the story of how they assembled a crew of B-17 veterans to take the the sky once more. This story is one of our favorites, so don’t miss it! The second half of the episode brings in Emily Noack, and Kristy Busse sticks around to chat with Amy and Kara about the trials and tribulations of getting your private pilot’s license. Don’t miss this wonderful episode!

QUICK LINK:  EAA

F-35 Heritage Flight Team Debuts At Luke Air Force Base Air Show 2016

F35HeritageFlightTeam-WEBWARBIRD RADIO – The all new F-35 Heritage Flight Team took flight during the 2016 Luke Air Force Base Air Show.  The team’s debut public performance marks the second time the Luke Air Force Base Air Show has made history with the F-35.  In 2014 the air show marked the first public display for the United States Air Force’s version of the F-35.

Record crowds attended the 2016 event and Planes of Fame’s P-38 did an outstanding job accompanying the F-35 as it did in 2014; however, this year the full Heritage Flight profile was displayed.  For more information on the F-35 and the Planes of Fame air museum just click on the Quick Links posted below.

QUICK LINK: F-35

QUICK LINK:  Planes of Fame

 

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