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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Col. C.E. “Bud” Anderson – The Warbird Rescue Hour – LIVE! – 8pm (EASTERN)

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WARBIRD RADIO – This week on the Warbird Rescue Hour the guys welcome WWII Triple Ace Colonel C.E. “Bud” Anderson (USAF Ret.).  Col. Anderson flew P-51’s with the famed 357th Fighter Group in the skies over Europe.  As his military career advanced, Col. Anderson was assigned to Edwards Air Force Base where he served as Chief of Flight Test Operations and Deputy Director of Flight Test.

When things began heating up in south east Asia, Col. Anderson answered his country’s call and once again flew combat missions.  Col. Anderson served as the commander of the  355th Tactical Fighter Wing and flew missions in the F-105.  Join us this Thursday evening (12/1/11) at 8pm (EASTERN) and hear the “Old Crow” himself talk about his life in the clouds… serving the United States.  To participate in tonight’s show the studio contact info is posted below.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  Col. Anderson’s Website

STUDIO LINE:  478.787.4768

SKYPE:  warbirdradio

EMAIL:  info@warbirdradio.com

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