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WarbirdRadio.com Set To Broadcast Arsenal of Democracy Flyover LIVE!

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 (time to be announced) 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.  Details to follow quickly. Team Warbird Radio.com  Read More →

Warbird Radio.com Honored With Edward R. Murrow Award For Feature Reporting!

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  Read More →

Warbird Radio Presents – The James Kunkle Story!

WARBIRD RADIO – Nearly everyone has imagined what they would do in “the clinch” — the time where circumstances demanded positive, selfless action, right NOW.  Nearly everyone, sees themselves in the role of the hero.   It’s a human fantasy that has fueled popular entertainment for centuries. Jim Kunkle’s story is no different.  In a nutshell, upon discovering his formation was about to be attacked by a superior number of enemy fighters, and unable to warn the rest, turned his P-38 into the attack in an effort to disrupt the blow.  Listen as host John Mollison talks with James Kunkle (370th Fighter Group) about a fateful moment over German skies in September of 1944. Click the play button below for the complete show.  Thanks for tuning in! QUICK LINK:  John Mollison QUICK LINK:  Old Guys & Their Planes Warbird Radio Presents - The James Kunkle Story Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('1', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11445/0/WRP-JimKunkleStory.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio Presents - The James Kunkle Story', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Air Raid Radio Debuts On Warbird Radio.com! – Episode 1

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. Air Raid Radio - Episode 1 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('2', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11441/0/AirRaidRadio-Episode1.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Air Raid Radio - Episode 1', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

The Hartman & Heins Show – The B17 Bomber – 4/14/15 – 9pm (EASTERN)

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 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL:  [email protected] The Hartman N Heins Show - B-17's with Chris Henry - Episode 17 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('3', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11434/0/HnHEpisode17.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'The Hartman N Heins Show - B-17\'s with Chris Henry - Episode 17', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio Presents – The Ed Cottrell Story – Hosted by John Mollison

WARBIRD RADIO – The United States’ largest and most bloody battle of WWII was the Battle of the Bulge.  It began on December 16, 1944 and ran through January of the next year and resulted in as many as 180,000 casualties for both sides and as many as 3,000 innocent civilians lost their lives, too.  It was “war” at its text-book definition of ugly. However; there was a moment, albeit brief, that reminds history human nature doesn’t always follow the path of brutality.  On December 17,  Ed Cottrell, a P-47 pilot on the hunt for German Panzers, came face to face with his enemy, listen in as the man describes a moment of mercy he has never forgotten.  Neither will you… Join host John Mollison for this special presentation!  Download this episode by pressing the play button below! QUICK LINK:  John Mollison’s Website QUICK LINK:  Old Guys & Their Planes       Warbird Radio Presents - The Ed Cottrell Story Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('4', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11426/0/WRP-EdCottrellStory.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio Presents - The Ed Cottrell Story', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio LIVE! – B1’s & The Dyess AFB Big Country Air Fest – 8pm ET 4/14/15

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 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL:  [email protected] Photo courtesy USAF / af.mil Warbird Radio LIVE! - Flying The B2 Bomber and Dyess Big Country Air Fest - Episode 562 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('5', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11420/0/Episode562-DyessAFB.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Flying The B2 Bomber and Dyess Big Country Air Fest - Episode 562', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Sun-n-Fun Preview Show – Tuesday 4/7/15 8pm ET

WARBIRD RADIO – Greg Gibson joins Matt Jolley this week with a preview of Sun-n-Fun 2015.  Greg is not only a Stearman pilot he’s also the Director of Operations for the Sun-n-Fun fly-in.  Hear all the news about “spring break for pilots” and what to expect.  If you have questions feel free to call in and join the conversation. Plus tune in for a complete update on the latest headlines from our friends at Warbirds News.com. STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio QUICK LINK:  Sun n Fun QUICK LINK: Warbirds News   Warbird Radio LIVE! - Sun n Fun Preview Show - Episode 561 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('6', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11403/0/Episode561-SunNFun.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Sun n Fun Preview Show - Episode 561', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

The RCSB Show – Pre-season Checkout

WARBIRD RADIO – Join Mike Chilson Tuesday night on the RC Scale Builder Show LIVE! This episode we will be having an open discussion getting your models ready for this season’s flying. The program starts at 9pm (EST) – 6pm (Pacific) and your calls and questions are strongly encouraged. To join in on the conversation just use the contact info below. Thanks for listening! SEASONAL MODEL CHECKLIST (.pdf format) QUICK LINK: RCSCALEBUILDER.COM STUDIO LINE: 478.787.4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL: [email protected] SHOW CHAT: Click Here to chat LIVE during the show! The RC Scale Builder Show - Episode 108 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('7', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11411/0/RCSBS_Episode108.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'The RC Scale Builder Show - Episode 108', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Texas Warbird Report – Cavanaugh Flight Museum w/ Chuck Gardner 9pm ET

WARBIRD RADIO – The Cavanaugh Flight Museum’s own, ever popular, pilot extraordinaire, Chuck Gardner joins us an all new Texas Warbird Report.  We will get information on museum happenings including upcoming fly-days and other events as well as and updates on museum aircraft, including the “ChuckStang”, P-51, Brat III’s new engine! The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America’s aviation heritage; the museum fulfills its mission by restoring, operating, maintaining and displaying historically-significant, vintage aircraft, and by collecting materials related to the history of aviation. The museum has over 50 aircraft in the collection based in Addison, Texas. Join in the fun…Live! on Warbird Radio.com QUICK LINK: Cavanaugh Flight Museum STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL: [email protected]     Texas Warbird Report - Chuck Gardner - Episode 6 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('8', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11370/0/Texas%20Warbird%20Report%20-%20Episode%206-0001.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Texas Warbird Report - Chuck Gardner - Episode 6', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Safety Month’s Bail Out Show – 3/24/15 – 8pm (EASTERN)

WARBIRD RADIO – This we’re talking egress!  Nobody wants to abandon their airplane, but if you must, you’ll want to be properly trained and properly equipped.  Tune in this Tuesday night (3/24/15 @ 8pm EASTERN) for the best of our egress shows condensed into one show. We’ll also check in with the guys from WarbirdsNews.com for a look at this week’s headlines, plus Zane Adams will stop in for a preview of this week’s Texas Warbird Report. Thanks for tuning in! QUICK LINK:  Butler Parachutes STUDIO LINE:  478-397-5157 SKYPE: warbirdradio Warbird Radio LIVE! - Bail Out Safety - Episode 560 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('9', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11369/0/Episode560-BailOut.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Bail Out Safety - Episode 560', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

How To Bail Out Safely! – That’s this week’s focus

WARBIRD RADIO – As we near the end of safety month, it’s time to talk about bailing out…safely.  Nobody wants to abandon ship but if and when the time comes, it’s best to be properly equipped and trained.  This week we’ve compiled our favorite egress interviews into one segment for Warbird Radio LIVE! Join the conversation and add in your own strategies and techniques.  The advice you share may save someone’s life.  Call in this Tuesday evening at 8pm (EASTERN) by using the contact information below.  Thanks for listening! STUDIO  LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL:  [email protected]  Read More →

The Hartman & Heins Show – Grasshopper Cross Country – 9pm (EASTERN)

WARBIRD RADIO – The Hartman & Heins Show is all new this week with Matthew VanDervort!  Matthew just flew a WWII vintage Aeronca L-3 “Grasshopper” from Houston, Texas to Dayton, Ohio.  Talk about dedication!  Hear all about the slow speed adventure this week on the Hartman & Heins Show!   We’ll also be taking your calls and question on love, romance and aviation. QUICK LINK:  Van’s Flying Service STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL:  [email protected] The Hartman N Heins Show - Episode 16 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('10', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11315/0/HNHepisode16.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'The Hartman N Heins Show - Episode 16', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Stallion 51’s Lee Lauderback – 3/17/15 – 8pm EASTERN

WARBIRD RADIO – Tune in for week three of Safety Month.  This Tuesday 3/17/15 we’re honored to have one of the most respected flight instructors in the warbird world, Stallion 51’s own Lee Lauderback.  Tune in this Tuesday evening at 8pm EASTERN and hear some practical advice for preparing for the upcoming flying season. We’ll also check in with the guys from WarbirdsNews.com for a look at this week’s military aviation headlines, plus your calls and questions.  Thanks for tuning in! QUICK LINK:  Stallion 51 QUICK LINK:  WarbirdsNews.com STUDIO LINE: 478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio EMAIL:  [email protected] Stallion 51 image courtesy of Moose Peterson Warbird Radio LIVE! - Stallion 51's Lee Lauderback - Episode 559 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('11', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/11313/0/Episode559-LeeLauderback.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Stallion 51\'s Lee Lauderback - Episode 559', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Videos

Fly The PT-13! – Video


WARBIRD RADIO – Take to the skies in the rare PT-13.  Tag along as we go flying with Jeff Whitford outside Atlanta, Georgia.  Jeff’s rare PT-13 uses a Lycoming R-680 engine.  That’s the difference (in case you were wondering) between the PT-13 and PT-17.  The PT-17 uses a Continental R-670.  Now that you know the difference…let’s go flying!  Be sure and check out the PT-13 Photo Tour as well.

From The Archive! A-10 West Demo Highlights – 2010 Alberta International Airshow!


WARBIRD RADIO – From the archive:  Here’s some vintage Joe Shetterly.  Check out Joe’s awesome demonstration flight during the 2010 Alberta International Airshow! Be sure to listen to his interview on Warbird Radio LIVE for some cool back ground info.  Enjoy!

QUICK LINK:  Rifle Air Shows

Tour The B-25 “H” Model

WARBIRD RADIO – Take a quick video tour of the world’s only flying B-25 “H” model… Barbie III.  For more info the Barbie III click on the Quick Link posted below.  Be sure and check out our Photo Tour, Gun Video and special Warbird Radio Presents on this historic airplane.  Thanks for watching!

QUICK LINK:  Photo Tour & Full Story

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