SHOT DOWN, Author Steve Snyder – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 629

WARBIRD RADIO – On this episode Matt welcomes author Steve Snyder.  Steve’s latest book – SHOT DOWN tells the true story of the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth and their valiant effort of escape.  The Captain of the Susan Ruth was none other than the author’s father which adds to this historic account.  Steve’s quest to learn everything he could about his father’s WWII experience let to this Amazon Bestseller.

Stephen Bridgewater from England also joins Matt on this episode with a look at several milestones in vintage British military aviation from across the pond.  As always your comments and questions are welcome!  Call in and join the conversation.

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QUICK LINK:  SHOT DOWN 

Test Pilot & Astronaut Joe Edwards Reviews the Archangel – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Ep 628

WARBIRD RADIO – The IOMAX Archangel is a really neat aircraft that’s designed for multi-spectral intelligence sensor and missions.  Test Pilot and retired astronaut Joe F. Edwards recently reviewed the Archangel for an article in Aviation Week (see the quick link below).  According to IOMAX :

“Archangel is the proven integration of aircraft, crew, and multi-spectral intelligence sensors, capable of long duration ISR missions. Archangel maintains a common operating picture in support of ground or maritime operations and in the role of Air Warden. Archangel’s capabilities are suited for both Military and Civil Security Departments in the conduct of Border Security, Counterinsurgency, Counterterrorism, Counterdrug, and Counter Piracy operations.”

Joe Edwards shares his thoughts on this impressive flying machine during this episode of Warbird Radio LIVE!  Matt also welcomes Guinness Book of World Records holder Spencer Suderman for a candid discussion about aviation world records.  Tune in at 8pm EASTERN 5/16/17 for the live broadcast.  Podcast will immediately follow.

As always, your calls and comments are welcome.

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QUICK LINK:  Joe F Edwards Archangel Review 

QUICK LINK:  IOMAX Archangel

Above image courtesy of IOMAX.

 

Warbird Radio LIVE! – Sandbar Mitchell UPDATE – Episode 626

WARBIRD RADIO – Patrick Mihalek from the Warbirds of Glory Museum joins Matt Jolley with an update on the B-25 Sandbar Mitchell restoration.  Patrick’s team of volunteers (mostly youth) are tirelessly working to bring their B-25 back to flying condition.  Take a look at their website via the Quick Link posted below for picture and videos of the recovery and restoration. 

Matt also welcomes T-6 instructor and air show pilot Barry Hancock to the show.  Mr. Hancock is part of the lineup during the 2017 Travis Air Force Base Air Show.  For more on his Utah based flight school, click on the Quick Link below.   As always your comments and questions are welcome!

LIVE broadcast is Tuesday 5/2/2017 at 8pm EASTERN.  Podcast will follow.

QUICK LINK:  Warbird of Glory Museum

QUICK LINK:  Pilot Makers

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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

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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

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