Texas Warbird Report – 2017 Breckenridge Airshow & Ezell Aviation

WARBIRD RADIO – The 1980’s and 90’s were heady times in the west Texas town of Breckenridge, Texas. Warbirds from all over the country converged on Stephens County Airport during the Memorial Day weekend for two days of flying that became the legendary Breckenridge Airshow.  The last show was in 1996 and has been sorely missed by warbird fans in the region. This year the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce and the folks at Ezell Aviation have joined forces to bring back the glory days of the west Texas warbird gathering.  May 28, 2017 at Stephens County Airport will be THE place to be for warbird fans!

Chad Ezell, from the famed warbird restoration shop of Ezell Aviaton, will join Zane Adams on Warbird Radio to talk about the upcoming airshow as well as some of the ongoing projects in the Ezell hangar.

Quick Link: Airshow Website

Quick Link: Ezell Aviation

 

THE TEXAS WARBIRD REPORT – “Texas Raiders” B-17 & Collings Foundation Texas

WARBIRD RADIO – An all new Texas Warbird Report is on the air with Dave McConkey from the CAF Gulf Coast Wing to talk about the historic B-17G “Texas Raiders”.  The airplane is moving to a new home and has just finished a fresh paint job and is about ready for the 2017 airshow and tour season.   Rick Harris will also joining us for his annual update on all the happenings at the Collings Foundation, Houston Wing. The jets have been active, the Huey is getting ready to take her part in the Texas swing of the Wings of Freedom Tour.

Quick Link: http://www.b17texasraiders.org

Quick Link: http://www.collingsfoundation.org/events/category/wings-of-freedom-tour/

 

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

SKYPE: warbirdradio

 

 

The Texas Warbird Report – “Zeus” the Albatross & VFA-201, The Legendary Hunters

  WARBIRD RADIO – Meet “Zeus” the flying Grumman Albatross and  Stewart Lawrence from Conroe, Texas as they join Zane Adams on during an all new Texas Warbird Report. Stewart and his merry band are keeping history alive with their seaworthy Grumman HU-16. The airplane and it’s owners have interesting histories to tell.

We’ll also talk with author Paul Freeman about his book The Legendary Hunters of Texas, the story of the Naval Reserve unit  VFA-201. The “Hunters” flew the F-8, F-4, F-14 and F/A-18 while based in north Texas for 37 years until their decommissioning in 2007, they performed “Shock and Awe” over northern Iraq in 2003.  All of the proceeds from Paul’s book go to 22Kill, people who work with our veterans to help overcome PTSD.

SHOWTIME: 9pm Eastern / January 24th 2017

QUICK LINK: http://www.everythingalbatross.com

QUICK LINK: https://www.amazon.com/Legendary-Hunters-Texas-Courage-Commitment/dp/1537538055

QUICK LINK: http://www.22kill.com

STUDIO LINE: 478-787-4768

SKYPE: Warbirdradio

EMAIL: info@warbirdradio.com

The Texas Warbird Report – Mid America Flight Museum & Cold War Air Museum – Ep 17

txwbr glover 816WARBIRD RADIO  – An all new Texas Warbird Report with Zane Adams is on the air!
Join us for a conversation with Scott Glover from the Mid America Flight Museum in Mount Pleasant, Texas.
Scott will give us an update on the museum’s new acquisitions, including a Grumman Albatross and General Hap Arnold’s C-47!

Jon Boede from the Cold War Air Museum is also on the show. Jon will bring us up to speed on museum happenings, air show appearances for their flying MI-24 “Hind” Helicopter as well as information on the upcoming open house and cockpit fest at their home airport in Lancaster, Texas.

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

SKYPE:  warbirdradio

QUICK LINK: Mid America Flight Museum

QUICK LINK: Cold War Air Museum

 

Texas Warbird Report – Air Boss Ralph Royce – Episode 15

IMG_8273 txwbr ralph 516WARBIRD RADIO – The Texas Warbird Report welcomes Air Boss extraordinaire Ralph Royce!
Ralph is a long time member of the Commemorative Air Force, the  Lone Star Flight Museum, the International Council of Airshows,  as well as the founder of the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame.  He is a warbird pilot, holding an unlimited piston power letter from the FAA.

Ralph is known far and wide in the airshow industry and is at the forefront of airshow and aviation safety training.  He has been doing airshows for more than 20 years. He makes sure the show runs on-time and with the utmost safety.

Join us in what promises to be an interesting show with a fellow Texan!

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

SKYPE: warbirdradio

QUICK LINK:  Ralph’s Website

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