Aviator Warren Pietsch – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Episode 640

WARBIRD RADIO – When it comes to vintage aircraft display pilots few can touch the of experience Warren Pietsch.  According to his Pietsch Aircraft biography, Warren began flying at a young age and soloed on his 16th birthday. In 1980 Warren joined his father Al and brother, Kent in the Air Show industry performing at shows across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to flying Air Shows, Warren was a captain for a major airline for 20 years flying Lockheed 1011, B-727, B-737’s worldwide. Warren has accumulated over 26,000 hours of flight time in aircraft ranging from gliders, J-3 Cubs, antique aircraft and vintage WWII aircraft.  Warren continues to operate the family business his father began in 1957. Pietsch Aircraft Restoration & Repair, Inc. is located in Minot, ND. They offer flight instruction including both glider and power aircraft. The shop crew remains busy rebuilding several antique aircraft, maintaining customer aircraft, and engine work. Warren & Brian started the Minot Aero Center together and opened it’s doors for operation December 31, 2009 and it has been growing ever since. 

In addition to his work at Pietsch Aircraft, Warren is the Chief Pilot for the Texas Flying Legends Museum and an active participant at the Dakota Territory Air Museum.  Just the links below for more information.  Thanks for tuning in.

SHOWTIME is 8pm ET / Tuesday / January 30th 2018 / Podcast will follow

QUICK LINK:  Texas Flying Legends

QUICK LINK:  Dakota Territory Air Museum

QUICK LINK:  Pietsch Aircraft

Three Warbirds Ready For Hawaii Flight PLUS Historian John Mollison – Warbird Radio LIVE! – 8/18/15 – 8pm ET

DeckertTBM-MAINWARBIRD RADIO – This summer three warbirds are being prepared for a flight to the Marine Corp Air Station – Kaneohe Bay Air Show.  The event pays tribute the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII.  One of the aircraft (TBM seen above) was present the day the Japanese surrender documents were signed.  Brad Deckert and Greg Leach will tell the story of this historic crossing this Tuesday 8/18/15 at 8pm ET.

PLUS – aviation artist, author and historian John Mollison will join Matt Jolley with a summary of his recent trip to Vietnam.  John’s work is known the world over and guest appreances on WarbirdRadio.com are always memorable.  Tune in tonight for this special occasion.

QUICK LINK:  Kaneohe Bay Flight

QUICK LINK:  John Mollison’s Website

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The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour – Dana Bell – Ep#17

WARBIRD RADIO – If there ever was one person you’d want to unfettered access to while building models, then this week’s guest on The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour is one of the first names that comes to my mind is Dana Bell.

Join me as we take a peek into his world! Dana is not only an author, but wears many of hats, most related in some way shape or form to aviation.

Dana has been generous to donate a set of books he wrote and as a bonus, a calendar.

The set consists of a Classic Warship Publishing 2012 Calendar “US Navy Aircraft of WWII”, Aircraft Pictorial #2 “SB2U Vindicator”, Aircraft Pictorial #3 “OS2U Kingfisher” and Aircraft Pictorial #4 “F4F Wildcat.”

To be one of the six possible winners, drop a note to the mailbag before this episode airs. I’ll be announcing the winners throughout the interview with Dana.

Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM Eastern

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mailbag@theplasticscalemodelinghour.com

The Plastic Scale Modeling Hour rebroadcasts at 5:00 AM and 2:00 PM Eastern daily.

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