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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

The Shetterly Squadron – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 596

shetterlysquadron2WARBIRD RADIO – Tonight’s show is all about family, well at least the Shetterly family.  The Shetterly Squadron is made up of the entire Shetterly family and tonight they’re joining us on Warbird Radio LIVE.  Find out about this incredibly aviation-centric family and their upcoming 2016 display season.

For more information on the Shetterly Squadron just click the Quick Link posted below.  Thanks for tuning in!  Photo Credit is from AirshowStuff.com and the Shetterly Squadron’s website.  Check them out for cool air show related “stuff”.   Thanks AirshowStuff.com!

QUICK LINK:  Shetterly Squadron

QUICK LINK:  Radial Rumble

QUICK LINK:  Rifle Airshows

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

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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

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

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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

SKYPE: warbirdradio

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

SKYPE: warbirdradio

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Safety Month Kickoff with Mike Porter – Episode 592

MIKEKEYIMAGEWARBIRD RADIO – Mike Porter (CFI, II, MEI / A&P, IA, Rigger) and Matt share a candid conversation about flying after winter maintenance.  Every March we focus our attention on safety and share ideas to help improve the overall culture of safe aircraft operation.  Also on this episode the guys from the Warrior Flight Team stop by to talk about a major announcement within the team.

Your calls and comments are always welcome.  Thanks for tuning in.

SHOWTIME 8pm ET – 3/8/2016 – Podcast will follow immediately

QUICK LINK:  Mike Porter

QUICK LINK:  Warrior Flight Team

STUDIO LINE: 478-787-4768

SKYPE: warbirdradio


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