FLYING THE FEATHERED EDGE – Filmmaker Kim Furst – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 553

Kim-Furst-HeadshotWARBIRD RADIO – Filmmaker Kim Furst joins Matt Jolley on Warbird Radio LIVE to discuss her latest project:  FLYING THE FEATHERED EDGE – The Bob Hoover Project.  Hear the stories first hand from legendary aviator and aviation pioneer, R.A. “Bob” Hoover.

In FLYING THE FEATHERED EDGE Bob Hoover tells his own story – and shares, with his trademark charm, the hard earned wisdom of a life spent pushing the edge of the envelope while contributing to aviation’s many developments.  Call in this Tuesday night (2/3/15 at 8pm EASTERN) with your questions and comments.

In addition to Mr. Hoover, the film also includes Harrison Ford, Dick and Burt Rutan, Carroll Shelby, Gene Cernan, Medal of Honor Recipient Col. Bud Day, Clay Lacy, General Jack Dailey, and Sean D. Tucker.

About Kim Furst:  Filmmaker Kim Furst is an award winning director and editor of popular documentaries.  Recent work as producer/director includes episodes of PBS’s “The Horsemen Cometh,”  producer “Making Of” documentaries for “Mission Impossible 3,”(Golden Satellite Award, “Best DVD Extras”) and “25th Anniversary of Risky Business” among others.  This is Kim’s fifth aviation documentary as film editor, with credits including Discovery Channel’s three part series ‘Rocket Challenge,” “Wings Over the Rockies” starring Harrison Ford, and the General Aviation classic “One Six Right.” (PBS, Discovery HD)  Awards as producer/director include “Rising Star 2012″ from Canada International Film Festival, “2012 Golden Ace Award” from Las Vegas International Film Festival, and Independent Film Quarterly’s “Best Music Video 2011.”

We’ll check in with the guys from Warbirds News.com for the latest headlines.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  The Bob Hoover Project

QUICK LINK:  Warbirds News

STUDIO LINE:  478-787-4768

SKYPE: warbirdradio

EMAIL:  matt@warbirdradio.com

The Wings Over New Zealand Show – Fighter Pilot Bernie Lewis – Episode 4

f86cockpitWARBIRDRADIO – Dave Homewood is back with another great show.  Listen in as Dave talks fighter jets with former New Zealand aviator Bernie Lewis.  In his prime, Bernie was no stranger to the F-86 cockpit seen above (photo USAF Museum).

For more information on the Wings Over New Zealand Show just click on the Quick Link posted below.  Thanks for tuning in.

QUICK LINK:  Wings Over New Zealand

F-86 “H” Restoration Video Tour

WARBIRD RADIO – Go behind the ropes and tour the F-86 “H” model restoration at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia.  For a full photo tour and detailed story…just click on the QUICK LINK below.  Enjoy the video!

QUICK LINK:  F-86 Restoration Story

Warbird Radio Presents – An F-86 Story

Warbird Radio Presents - An F-86 Story

WARBIRD RADIO – This week on Warbird Radio Presents we go behind the ropes and tour an F-86 restoration going on at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia.  Restoration volunteers Gary Schnell and Jeff Summey are working to restore the museum’s F-86 “H” model.  Aside from a full cosmetic make-over, the team is also repairing everything under the skin as well.  When the project is complete this will truly be a treasure for future generations to learn from and enjoy.

SHOW DEBUTS – MONDAY – 05-17-10 AT 11:00 AM (EDT)

F-86 Restoration Photo Tour

SPECIFICATIONS:
Span: 39 feet 1 inch
Length: 38 feet 8 inch
Height: 15 feet
Weight: 21,852 lbs max
Armament: Four 20mm cannons and eight 5-inch rockets or 2,000 lbs of bombs
Cost: $178,000
Serial number: 53-1511

PERFORMANCE:
Maximum speed: 692 mph
Cruising speed: 603 mph
Range: 1,040 miles
Service ceiling: 49,000 feet

QUICK LINK:  Museum of Aviation

Specifications courtesy of the Museum of Aviation’s website.

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