CAF’s 12 Planes of Christmas – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 583

5_PBYCatalina_Fb_HeaderWARBIRD RADIO – Adam Smith and Keegan Chetwynd from the Commemorative Air Force join Matt Jolley on this episode of Warbird Radio LIVE!  The 12 Planes of Christmas is a campaign designed to support the Restoration Grant Fund, a fund created to help restore World War II aircraft back to flying condition.

The CAF has chosen 12 planes that are currently undergoing restoration and maintenance to bring them to airworthy status.  These twelve exciting projects are being undertaken around the nation by volunteers with a desire to see these airplanes fly again so that they may illustrate our history in a fascinating way.  These projects are just 12 of the CAF fleet which stands at 165 aircraft.  Click on the Quick Link posted below to learn more.

QUICK LINK:  12 Planes of Christmas

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D-Day’s Lead Airplane Discovered – CAF’s Adam Smith – Warbird Radio LIVE!

ThatsAllBrotherMAINWARBIRD RADIO – The Commemorative Air Force needs your help saving the C-47 that lead the US paratroopers during the D-Day invasion.  C-47 92847 better known as “That’s All Brother” was discovered recently in Wisconsin.  An article on shares a little about the discovery and how it was made:

“Matt Scales, the historian who tracked down the C-47 that led the main D-Day paratroop drops to Basler Turbo Conversions, shared his latest discoveries about his historic airplane.

“I found out that while it did lead the main force, we had the name of the aircraft wrong. The name of the aircraft was That’s All—Brother. We discovered this fact when we came across this footage of the C-47 taking off from Greenham Common,” writes Scales.”

Today, the Commemorative Air Force is working hard to save “That’s All Brother”.  This Tuesday evening (6/9/15 at 8pm ET) Adam Smith joins Matt Jolley on Warbird Radio LIVE with an in depth look at the plan to return “That’s All Brother” to her former self.  Hear all the details by tuning in for this special broadcast.

FYI…the guys from Warbirds News will also join the fun with a look at the headlines.  Thanks for tuning in.

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