Warbird Radio LIVE! – Wings Over South Texas and Lee Lauderback – Episode 595

WARBIRD RADIO – Safety month continues this week with Stallion 51’s Lee Lauderback.  Currently, Lee is chief instructor and demonstration pilot in the P-51 Mustang. In addition, he is also one of the pilots for the USAF Air Force Heritage Flight Program. Lee has also been a civilian instructor for the Navy Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, MD where test pilot students and instructors fly the Mustang.

Lee is a certified flight and ground instructor for airplane (single and multi-engine), instrument, helicopters and gliders, as well as being a FAA Pilot Proficiency Examiner and does acceptance flight-testing in various Warbirds, Helicopters, and Turbojets.

Amassing in excess of 20,000 flight hours in all types of aircraft and helicopters, including well over 8,700 hours in Mustangs, Lee has also had a chance to fly the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Viper, and F/A-18 Hornet. Lee has over 2000 hours in sailplanes and has competed in many soaring contests and has held several sailplane records.

Lee is also an accomplished master class falconer, and when not flying aircraft he can be found flying hawks and falcons.  Tonight we’ll share one of our favorite safety month interviews with Lee recorded last year.

Tonight’s show kicks off with CAPT Christopher Misner – Commanding Officer, Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas.  CAPT Misner will fill us in on this year’s Wings Over South Texas Air Show that kicks off April 9th 2016.  CAPT Misner is US Naval Aviator spending much of his career flying SH-60F and HH-60H helicopters.  For more information on CAPT Misner and the Wings Over South Texas Air Show just visit the Quick Link posted below.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  Stallion 51

QUICK LINK: Wings Over South Texas

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The Hartman & Heins Show – Redline Airshow’s Ken Rieder – Episode 21

HartmanNHeins-WEBWARBIRD RADIO – Mike Hartman and Andy Heins welcome fellow Ohio aviator Ken Rieder to the Hartman & Heins Show.  The fun starts at 9pm ET LIVE on WarbirdRadio.com.  Ken Rieder is part of Team Redline and performs at air shows across the globe.  Ken was inspired at an early age to pursue aviation after seeing the Blue Angels perform at Cincinnati’s Lunken Airport.

He is an aerobatic and multi-engine flight instructor and serves as flight-lead for the Redline Team.  Ken is a corporate pilot and owns and operates a property management and construction company in Oxford OH.

Your calls and comments are always welcome, just use the contact info posted below.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  Redline Airshows

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Warbird Radio LIVE! – Safety Month with Aviator Flight Training – Episode 594

Daniel-Wotring-AT6webWARBIRD RADIO – On this episode Aviator Flight Training’s Chief Instructor, Daniel Wotring joins Matt Jolley with his ideas on safely operating vintage military airplanes.  Daniel works with aviators of all skill levels and helps them transition into warbirds and he does this daily at Aviator Flight Training.

Located in Southern California, Daniel’s clientele can choose from a wide variety of aircraft to train in including a Stearman PT-17 and North American AT-6.  Check out the full aircraft inventory (including their awesome DC-3) via the Quick Link below.

Matt also checks in with his friends atHolbrook Farms.  Matt and Micaela Brancato opened this unique venue as a widows retreat center for family members of fallen warriors.  Their “Survivors of Heroes” retreats were developed after loosing a number of friends during their ongoing career as officers in the United States military.  Hear their story tonight and consider helping this worthy mission.

QUICK LINK:  Aviator Flight Training

QUICK LINK:  Holbrook Farms

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

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TEXAS WARBIRD REPORT – Cowtown Aerocrafters and the National L-Bird Gathering

Propwas-txwbr-webWARBIRD RADIO – Lanny Parcell’s Cowtown Aerocrafters in Justin, Texas has a well deserved reputation of producing some of the finest small aircraft Warbird restorations in the country. Oshkosh winners and other shiny awards have come from this small shop just north of Fort Worth.  Lanny will join us to tell us about past and current projects in the Propwash hangar.

Ryan Short will also be joining us to tell us all about the upcoming National L-Bird Gathering in North Texas. Liaision aircraft have proven to be an integral part of military aviation and have a vast and interesting history. Ryan is a CAF member and L-bird pilot himself and has a passion for the littlest of the “little friends” of WWII and beyond.

QUICK LINK: Cowtown Aerocrafters

QUICK LINK: Liaision Aircraft History and Preservation

STUDIO LINE: 478-787-4768

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Warbird Radio LIVE! – Safety Month with Vlado Lenoch and Scott Yoak – Episode 593

VladoWARBIRD RADIO – Our focus on safety continues this week with P-51 demonstration pilots Vlado Lenoch and Scott Yoak.  Vlado’s love of aviation began in 1970 when, at age 17, he learned to fly at Chicago’s Midway Airport. He earned an aeronautical engineering degree from Purdue and a Master’s degree from MIT.

Following college, Vlado became a 747 instructor at the Boeing Company in Seattle and eventually a pilot with two major airlines.  Vlado holds authorization for the A-37, L-39, T-33, P-40, P-47, P-51, F6F, F4U and T-28 aircraft and has over 9,000 hours of flight time.  Scott Yoak has been on the WRL numerous times and is also a P-51 demonstration pilot and A&P, IA.  Tune in tonight at 8pm ET and please call in with your comments and questions.

QUICK LINK:  Warbird Heritage Foundation

QUICK LINK:  Quick Silver Air Shows

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

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