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Join Matt Jolley for Warbird Radio LIVE! Matt interviews guests from the warbird community, authors, historians, and various individuals who helped shape history. 

 
ABOUT THE HOST:  Matt’s an experienced aviation journalist, former television news anchor and current host of the world’s only daily talk radio show for warbird fans…Warbird Radio LIVE. In addition to his work in the media, Matt also enjoys flying vintage military airplanes.  He recently flew a 1951 deHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk solo over 7000 miles across the United States and Canada.  Matt is also the proud caretaker of a 1943 Taylorcraft L-2M.  If you have a story idea for Matt please contact him directly using the Contact Us page.

 
QUICK LINK:  Matt Jolley

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.

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QUICK LINK:  Rich Perkins Website

QUICK LINK:  Beach City Baby Project


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! – 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

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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


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

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