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Aviator Rich Perkins, Beach City Baby & Chino Lawsuit Update – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Ep625

WARBIRD RADIO – Air Force veteran and air show pilot Rich Perkins joins Matt Jolley tonight with a look at his upcoming performance at the Travis AFB air show.  Matt also welcomes Jason Capra with the Beach City Baby C-53 restoration project back to the show.  Jason’s team of dedicated volunteers are working hard to restore the roar of their C-53.  We’ll find out where the efforts stand tonight. Plus – super star attorney Steve Tupper will also stop by with a quick update on the Planes of Fame Air Show lawsuit.  As always, your calls and comments are welcome. STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio QUICK LINK:  Rich Perkins Website QUICK LINK:  Beach City Baby Project Warbird Radio LIVE! - Aviator Rich Perkins, Jason Capra and Planes of Fame Update - Episode 625 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('1', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12782/0/Episode625-RichPerkins.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Aviator Rich Perkins, Jason Capra and Planes of Fame Update - Episode 625', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Texas Warbird Report – Lone Star Flight Museum and Fort Worth Aviation Museum

WARBIRD RADIO – Upcoming events and museum updates are on tap for an all new Texas Warbird Report. Lone Star Flight Museum’s Larry Gregory tells us all about the Taking Flight Gala fundraiser for the new museum building at Ellington Field in Houston. With  Texas Aviation Hall of fame inductions and a Grammy winning artist, the Gala promises to be a grand night of entertainment with a first peek at the new building. The Fort Worth Aviation Museum’s director, Jim Hodgson joins us for the first time tonight to tell us all about the upcoming Hops and Props fundraiser and more. This up and coming museum at Meacham Field is home to the OV-10 Bronco Association and the Forward Air Controllers Museum as well as an impressive display of static aircraft, telling the story of aviation history in Fort Worth. STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 QUICK LINK: https://www.lonestarflight.org/ QUICK LINK:  http://fortworthaviationmuseum.com/ Texas Warbird Report - Lone Star Flight Museum and Ft Worth Aviation Museum - Episode 21 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('2', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12773/0/Texas%20Warbird%20Report%20-%20Episode%2021.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Texas Warbird Report - Lone Star Flight Museum and Ft Worth Aviation Museum - Episode 21', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

The Last Raider – Lt Col RE Cole – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 624

WARBIRD RADIO – Seventy-five years ago on April 18th eight brave men launched from the USS Hornet on a mission that would forever leave a mark on history.  Tonight we’ll hear from the last surviving member of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders – Lt. Col. RE Cole about his experiences on the mission.  Lt. Col. Cole flew as Jimmy Doolittle’s co-pilot and his story is one you don’t want to miss. We’ll also check in with Larry Kelley who flew today’s memorial flight over the National Museum of the United States Air Force.  As always your calls and comments are welcomed. QUICK LINK:  Doolittle Raiders Scholarship Fund STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 Warbird Radio LIVE! - The Last Raider - Episode 624 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('3', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12786/0/Episode624-TheLastRaider.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - The Last Raider - Episode 624', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Air Raid Radio – WASP Shirley Kruse

WARBIRD RADIO – This month on Air Raid Radio the girls interview WASP Shirley Kruse about her service to her country in WWII. We discuss her training, her work, and the fellowship of the ladies she served with. Tune in to hear all about the WASP and the amazing things they accomplished.  Thanks for tuning in! STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768   Air Raid Radio - WASP Shirley Cruse Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('4', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12789/0/AAR%20-%20Shirley%20Cruse%20Episode.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Air Raid Radio - WASP Shirley Cruse', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Planes of Fame Air Show Lawsuit Update – Episode 623

WARBIRD RADIO – We’re focusing this week on the lawsuit filed in San Bernardino County against Planes of Fame’s annual air show.  Tune in for aviation attorney Steve Tupper’s comments along with International Council of Air Shows President John Cudahy with thoughts on what this means for air shows across the USA. Mr. Tupper has generously provided a lawsuit tracking page on his website (linked below) for those interested in ready the court documents.  WarbirdRadio.com will continue to follow this story as it develops. QUICK LINK:  Steve’s Lawsuit Tracker STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio Warbird Radio LIVE! - Planes of Fame Lawsuit Update - Episode 623 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('5', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12792/0/Episode623-PlanesofFameSuit.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Planes of Fame Lawsuit Update - Episode 623', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Thunder in the Valley and Chino Air Show Lawsuit Update – Episode 622

WARBIRD RADIO – On this episode the organizers from the Thunder in the Valley 2017 air show join Matt Jolley with a look at this weekend’s big event.  Thunder in the Valley takes place outside Fort Benning, Georgia in the town of Columbus.  The all-star lineup includes Matt Younkin and the Sky Soldiers (seen above) along with many aerobatic performers.  Click the Quick Link below for details. We’ll also be talking about the air show lawsuit that recently surfaced in Chino, California.  How does this lawsuit affect air shows?  International Council of Air Shows President – John Cudahy and aviation attorney Steve Tupper join Matt to discuss the issues.  As always, your calls and comments are welcomed.  Showtime is 4/4/17 at 8pm ET. LIVE BROADCAST – 4/4/17 at 8pm EASTERN / Podcast will follow after LIVE broadcast. QUICK LINK:  Thunder in the Valley Air Show QUICK LINK:  Matt Younkin’s Website QUICK LINK:  International Council of Air Shows Facebook Page QUICK LINK:  Steve Tupper’s Website Warbird Radio LIVE! - Thunder in the Valley Air Show and POF Lawsuit Update - Episode 622 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('6', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12764/0/Episode622-ThunderInTheValley-ChinoLawsuit.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Thunder in the Valley Air Show and POF Lawsuit Update - Episode 622', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Stallion 51’s Lee Lauderback – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 621

WARBIRD RADIO – It’s the final show for Safety Month 2017 and we’ve saved the best for last.  World renowned instructor and master of the P-51 Mustang, Lee Lauderback, joins Matt Jolley during this episode to discuss safety.  Lee’s company Stallion 51 is legendary when it comes to teaching new Mustang operators how to fly the airplane.  In addition to flight training Stallion 51 also provides maintenance, brokering services and even aero medical.  Now in it’s 30th year, Stallion 51 is the gold standard for warbird operators around the globe.  Tune in and call in this Tuesday, March 28th at 8pm ET to join the conversation. Podcast will follow LIVE broadcast – 3/28/17 at 8pm ET QUICK LINK:  Stallion 51 QUICK LINK:  STEM Help?  Brn2Fly@hotmail.com STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768 SKYPE: warbirdradio Warbird Radio LIVE! - Lee Lauderback - Episode 621 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('7', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12753/0/Episode621-LeeLauderback.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Warbird Radio LIVE! - Lee Lauderback - Episode 621', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Texas Warbird Report – 2017 Breckenridge Airshow & Ezell Aviation

WARBIRD RADIO – The 1980’s and 90’s were heady times in the west Texas town of Breckenridge, Texas. Warbirds from all over the country converged on Stephens County Airport during the Memorial Day weekend for two days of flying that became the legendary Breckenridge Airshow.  The last show was in 1996 and has been sorely missed by warbird fans in the region. This year the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce and the folks at Ezell Aviation have joined forces to bring back the glory days of the west Texas warbird gathering.  May 28, 2017 at Stephens County Airport will be THE place to be for warbird fans! Chad Ezell, from the famed warbird restoration shop of Ezell Aviaton, will join Zane Adams on Warbird Radio to talk about the upcoming airshow as well as some of the ongoing projects in the Ezell hangar. Quick Link: Airshow Website Quick Link: Ezell Aviation   Texas Warbird Report - Chad Ezell - Episode 20 Play Now | Play in Popup | Download podPressShowHidePlayer('8', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/podpress_trac/play/12755/0/Texas%20Warbird%20Report%20-%20Episode20.mp3', 290, 24, 'false', 'http://www.warbirdradio.com/wp-content/plugins/podpress/images/vpreview_center.png', 'Texas Warbird Report - Chad Ezell - Episode 20', 'WarbirdRadio.com'); Read More →

Videos

B-25 Approach!

WARBIRDRADIO.COM – Take a look at one of our favorite approaches during the 2015 Gum Creek Fly-in.  Enjoy!

QUICK LINK:  Delaware Aviation Museum

Finding Fairchild

WARBIRD RADIO – Every aviator dreams of finding an old airplane.  Here’s your chance to tag along and pull an old Fairchild 24 out of the woods.  Jason Barnett is one of the most creative minds in aviation art and his one-of-a-kind inventions often start with finding something like the Fairchild 24.  Enjoy the video and visit the Quick Link below for more information on Jason Barnett.  Thanks for watching!
QUICK LINK:  www.jasonbarnettartist.com

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