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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.
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The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 576

scrambleWARBIRD RADIO – We’re marking the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain on this special episode of Warbird Radio LIVE!  Guest contributor Stephen Bridgewater reports from England on today’s ceremony.  Over 40 aircraft launched this Tuesday in waves from Goodwood Airfield in West Sussex for a flypast held on Battle of Britain Day .

On September, 15th 1940, the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack against London.  Tune in tonight and hear for yourself the sounds of Spitfires, Hurricanes and more.  Matt will also be joined by Colonel Dave Pinsky (USAF Retired) with a look at the upcoming Wings Over Wine Country Air Show in Santa Rosa, California.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  Battle of Britain

QUICK LINK:  Wings Over Wine Country Air Show

Joint Base Andrews Air Show 2015 & Bomber Field RC – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 575

LoneLogoWARBIRD RADIO –  Major Jim Crum joins Matt Jolley on Warbird Radio LIVE with a look at the Joint Base Andrews 2015 Air Show.  The 2015 JBA Air Show is an opportunity for the base to say thank you to the community, the state and the National Capital Region for all their incredible support.

Among other commemorations, the Joint Base Andrews Air Show is the culmination of many weeklong activities in the National Capital Region, to include the Air Force’s Birthday Week celebration which runs from Sept. 14-19.  Also of note, this airshow will commemorate 100 years of the US Navy Reserve.

Tune in this Tuesday evening and hear the details.  Plus Barry Raborn from the world famous Bomber Field in Monaville, Texas shares with Matt the news on their upcoming giant scale RC Air Show. The club is raising money for fallen Sheriff Deputy Goforth’s family.  Tune in and hear the details!

QUICK LINK:  Joint Base Andrews Air Show

QUICK LINK:  Bomber Field

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Author & Historian Dr. Dik Daso – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 574

WARBIRD RADIO – Dr. Dik Daso joins Matt Jolley with news on the re-release of his book:  Hap Arnold and the Evolution of American Airpower.  Dr. Daso is a retired USAF fighter pilot and the former Smithsonian Curator of Modern Military Aircraft who now enjoys teaching college students in South Carolina.  His story kicks off at 8pm ET tonight during a special “authors” edition of Warbird Radio LIVE.

FYI…Matt also welcomes author Jamison Stone to the show.  Jamison’s books isn’t focused on military aviation but it is focused on helping military families.  Mr. Stone is donating the profits of his book’s pre-order sales to charities that support military families.  We think that’s pretty great!  Tune in tonight and hear how he’s working to make this happen.

As always your calls and comments are always welcomed.

QUICK LINK:  Air Force Historical Foundation

QUICK LINK:  Rune of the Apprentice

QUICK LINK:  Warbirds News

AF Memorial Fly Over & International Air Show Safety Discussion – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 573

Spiritof45FlyOverDCWARBIRD RADIO – Earlier this month four P-51 Mustangs flew over the United States Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia honoring the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII.  Fly-over pilot Andrew McKenna and Air Force Association Executive Vice President – Major General Mark A. Barrett (USAF, RET) join Matt Jolley to talk about the historic event.

International Council of Air Shows – President John Cudahy will also join the show with a discussion on International air show safety.  Recent incidents have raised questions about air show spectator safety.  Join us tonight for a candid conversation.  Your calls and comments are always appreciated.

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QUICK LINK:  Air Force Association

QUICK LINK:  International Council of Air Shows

Three Warbirds Ready For Hawaii Flight PLUS Historian John Mollison – Warbird Radio LIVE! – 8/18/15 – 8pm ET

DeckertTBM-MAINWARBIRD RADIO – This summer three warbirds are being prepared for a flight to the Marine Corp Air Station – Kaneohe Bay Air Show.  The event pays tribute the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII.  One of the aircraft (TBM seen above) was present the day the Japanese surrender documents were signed.  Brad Deckert and Greg Leach will tell the story of this historic crossing this Tuesday 8/18/15 at 8pm ET.

PLUS – aviation artist, author and historian John Mollison will join Matt Jolley with a summary of his recent trip to Vietnam.  John’s work is known the world over and guest appreances on WarbirdRadio.com are always memorable.  Tune in tonight for this special occasion.

QUICK LINK:  Kaneohe Bay Flight

QUICK LINK:  John Mollison’s Website

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