From The Archive – Warbird Radio Presents – The Bob Batterson Story

CAPT R.E. “Bob” Batterson (USN RET) shares his story during a special Warbird Radio Presents.



WARBIRD RADIO – Tune in and take off this week with Pearl Harbor survivor and F6F Hellcat pilot CAPT R.E. “Bob” Batterson (USN RET).  CAPT Batterson shares his story this week during a special Warbird Radio Presents.  To listen to the full podcast just click the play button below.  Thanks for listening.

CAPT R.E. “Bob” Batterson Gallery

Wings Over Houston – Photo Tour!

Wings Over Houston - Photo Tour

WARBIRD RADIO – Wings Over Houston is turning out to be one of the best shows of the year!  Take a look at the sights from Saturday.  The images below are just a small selection of our continuing coverage…  More to come tomorrow and Monday (including a video from our flight on Texas Raiders).  Enjoy!

Wings Over Houston 2010

HELLCAT FEVER – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Tuesday

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Lt Walter Elcock's F6F-3 emerges from Lake Michigan!

TUESDAY- Ready for the latest on the F6F-3 pulled from Lake Michigan?  The pilot, Lt. Walter Elcock,  (Now 89) will join us for a candid interview about the January 5, 1945 landing mishap on the USS Sable.  Elcock’s grandson, Hunter Brawley, will also join us with the details about the recovery of the Hellcat.  Call in and join the fun tomorrow morning at 10am (EASTERN).  Click “Continue Reading” down below for more recovery photos,  WWII pictures and text of the pilot (courtesy of his grandson Hunter Brawley).

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BREAKING NEWS – Hellcat Raised From Lake Michigan!

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Lt. Walter Elcock sitting inside his F6F Hellcat - 1945

MONDAY – Warbird Radio has just confirmed that an F6F Hellcat has been successfully raised from Lake Michigan.  The F6F-3 sank on January 5, 1945 after a landing mishap on the USS Sable.  The pilot, Lieutenant J-G Walter B. Elcock, narrowly escaped with his life after plummeting into the freezing water.  Mr. Elcock will join us on Warbird Radio LIVE! – Tuesday to share his story.  Plus we’ll have updates on the plan for his “now safe on shore” F6F-3 Hellcat.  Stay tuned!

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