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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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2015 Air Show Season Wrap-up – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 582

STOCKAirshowT6WARBIRD RADIO – John Cudahy, President of the International Council of Air Shows, joins Matt Jolley with a look back at the 2015 air show season.  The International Council of Air Shows is dedicated to building and sustaining a vibrant air show industry.  The annual ICAS Convention is coming up December 6th – 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada.  For more information click on the Quick Link posted below.

Hugh Oldham from ProairSHOW, LLC will also join the conversation.  Mr. Oldham works as an show narrator and sound system provider, he’s also known the world over as an air show evangelist through his monthly magazine column.  Hugh’s unique brand of humor and sage wisdom always make for an entertaining show.  Tune in and join in on the conversation and share your stories from the 2015 air show season.

LIVE BROADCAST:  8pm ET – 11/24/15

QUICK LINK:  International Council of Air Shows


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John Muszala II P-51 “A” Model Story – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 581

Muzalla_A_Mustang_WEBWARBIRD RADIO – John Muszala II joins Matt Jolley on this episode of Warbird Radio LIVE with the story of their P-51 “A” model.  This aircraft’s unique history will make it a fast crowd favorite.  Tune in and join the conversation by using the contact information posted below.  For more on the Muszala family and their shop, Pacific Fighters, click the Quick Link below.  Thanks for tuning in!

FYI…be sure and take a look at the TBM in the pictures (John will fill us in on this as well).

QUICK LINK:  Pacific Fighters

QUICK LINK:  John Muszala II

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357th FG Pilot Lt. Col William Foard RET – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 580

WillFoard_WEBWARBIRD RADIO – Lt. Colonel William Foard flew P-51 Mustangs for the famed 357th Fighter Group in World War II.  During the recent Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show Matt Jolley had the opportunity to listen to a few of his stories about flying and life.  Lt. Col Foard flew 24 combat missions over various parts of Germany, escorting B-17 and B-24 bombers.  He amassed over 113 hours in combat with the P-51.  His experiences are note worthy and his advice on life is something we can all learn from.

On this special episode Matt also catches up with several of the Warbirds Over Monroe performers.  Flying vintage military aircraft, living history re-enactors and performers who make time to interact with the spectators provides a blend of entertainment and information during the Monroe, North Carolina event.  For more information just click on the Quick Link posted below.

A special thank you to Aviation Photo Journal for providing the high quality images for this story.

QUICK LINK:  Warbirds Over Monroe

QUICK LINK:  Aviation Photo Journal


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Warbird Over Monroe – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 579

TinkerBelle1WARBIRD RADIO – Matt Jolley welcomes the organizers from the Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show.  The City of Monroe, North Carolina is set host the annual Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show this November 7th and 8th, 2015.  At the Monroe Executive Airport.  In 2005 the Warriors & Warbirds museum fly-in began as the dream of several local pilots.

With help from the City of Monroe, the Veterans Council of Union County, local businesses, and the hard work of volunteers, the Warbirds Over Monroe Air Show has grown into one of North Carolina’s largest aviation events honoring those who have served.

We’ll also check in for a look a this week’s headlines on WarbirdsNews.com.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  Warbirds Over Monroe

QUICK LINK:  Warbirds News

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

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Tom Reilly’s XP-82 UPDATE – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 578

XP-82---webWARBIRD RADIO – Tom Reilly’s XP-82 has reached a major milestone and he’s coming on Warbird Radio LIVE to share the news.  Today, the XP-82 has both engines installed and it’s sitting on it’s landing gear.  Take a look at the pictures and join the conversation this Tuesday (10/27/15) at 8pm ET.

For more information on the XP-82 click on the Quick Link posted below.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  XP-82 Project

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

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