By Chris McDoniel
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Flights Into History Broadcasting from an abandon auxiliary air field somewhere South of Gila Bend. Join host Chris McDoniel on a journey to investigate historical aviation events from around the world. Shows will focus on research and search associated with lost and missing aircraft (a.k.a. Warbirds) from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and up to the present. Subject matter encompasses history, genealogy, archaeology, technology, hiking, and exploring. Some people call it aerospace archaeology, aviation archaeology, aircraft archaeology, wreckchasing, wreckfinding, aircraft wrecks, or wreckology. I call it Warbird Show..
|1||CleanVideo#16 OA-10 (PBY Catalina) crash SW of Grants, New Mexico, August 1, 1945||Hike over lava field to reach Army Air Forces OA-10 crash in New Mexico. Thank you for watching. Please checkout more of my research at www.AerospaceArchaeology.com Large file, you might consider watching it on Apple Podcast instead of downloading i||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideo#15 UH-1D S/n 66-0952 Huey crash in Santa Rita Mountains, Tucson, April 26, 1967||Visiting Bell UH-1D 66-0952 crash site. The Huey crashed on April 26, 1967, south of Tucson, Arizona, in the Santa Rita Mountains. At the time of the crash, the helicopter was on an assignment that was part of Project Cloud Gap. Please go to iTunes to d||12/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideo#14 AT-6 crash East of Tucson on December 24, 1942||Visiting North American AT-6 crash site. The aircraft crashed on December 24, 1942, east of Tucson, Arizona, in the Rincon Mountains. William James Watters was killed in the crash. Watters was one of many British cadets training at Falcon Field, Mesa, A||9/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 Aircraft Wrecks of the Pacific Northwest with Dave McCurry||Conversation with David McCurry about aerospace archaeology in the Pacific Northwest. Dave authored two books, Aircraft Wrecks of the Pacific Northwest volumes 1 and 2. Wrecks we discuss in this podcast include a DC-9, B-18, and a Lancaster. Thanks fo||7/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideo#12 BT-13 crash in Catalina Mountains, Tucson, AZ, July 9, 1943||Visiting Vultee BT-13A, 42-1395, crash in Catalina Mountains on July 9, 1943. Instructor Lowell V. Wright and Chinese aviation cadet Ming Chuan Chwei took off from Avra Auxiliary Field on the morning of July 9, 1943, for a routine flight. Avra Au||4/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideo#11 RF-4B Crash East of Parker, AZ, on October 22, 1975||Visiting McDonnell-Douglas RF-4B Bureau Number 153098, crash on October 22, 1975. The men took off from El Toro on a photo reconnaissance mission. When the mission was over, they started to head back to El Toro until departure of controll||11/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideo#10 Episode F-86D crash in Catalina Mountains, Tucson, AZ, on July 8, 1957||Two F-86s from Davis-Monthan’s 15th Fighter Interceptor Squadron collide over the Catalina Mountains. Both pilots successfully bailed out. F-86D, 52-3623, crashed into the Catalina Mountains. The other F-86 righted itself after the pilot bail||9/3/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoFM-2 crash near Vail, Arizona, on January 13, 1944||Lieutenant (jg) R.F. Miller was ferrying a General Motors built FM-2 “Wildcat,” BuNo 16012, from Big Springs, TX, to San Diego, on January 13, 1944. Lt. (jg) Miller passed over Vail, AZ, and was preparing to land at the Consolidated ai||2/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoB-47E crash South of Tucson, Arizona, on April 4, 1959||Boeing B-47E, 52-0320, crash into Santa Rita Mountains. I’m taking you on a virtual hike as we visit a B-47 crash site south of Tucson. B-47E, 52-0320, crashed on April 4, 1959, at approximately 1:20am killing all three men onboard.||11/21/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMartha McSally (Colonel, RET-USAF), Congressional candidate, and first female pilot to fly in combat, joins Chris for this episode of Warbird Show.||Congressional Candidate, Martha McSally, first female pilot to fly in combat and first female to command a fighter squadron, joins me for this episode of Warbird Show. Colonel McSally is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. She's a||4/2/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuest G. Pat Macha from AircraftWrecks.com talks about old plane wrecks in California.||Warbird Show host Chris McDoniel talks with G. Pat Macha from www.aircraftwrecks.com. Pat is an aviation historian and co-author of Aircraft Wrecks In the Desert and Mountains of California, 1909-2002, 3rd edition. Topics on the show include Ger||7/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTB-25J-30 44-31183 crash SE of Will Rogers Field, OK, on January 29, 1946||TB-25J-30, 44-31183, crashes southeast of Will Rogers Field on January 29, 1946. Hear how Jeff Wilkinson from Oklahoma Wreckchasing, www.okwreckchasing.org, was able to track down the crash site and connect with a relative of the Flight Engineer. We als||6/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanB-24H 41-28874 crash north of Tucson, AZ, in Santa Catalina Mountains on March 18, 1944.||B-24H was on a flight from Phoenix, Arizona, to Midland, Texas on March 18, 1944. While traveling over the Catalina Mountains, the plane encountered severe weather and attempted to return to Phoenix. According to the AAF mishap report, “there was m||4/12/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTWA and United Air Lines collision over Grand Canyon, June 30, 1956.||Warbird Show Host Chris McDoniel talks with Mike McComb about the tragic mid-air collision over Grand Canyon between a TWA Constellation, N6902C, and a United Air Lines DC-7, N6324C, on June 30, 1956. A total of 128 people died in the crash. There were||12/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTillamook Air Museum, OR||Visit to the Tillamook Air Museum to talk with Christian Gurling, Museum Curator, about SB2C-5, BuNo 83414, Helldiver that crashed Northwest of Tillamook on March 31, 1948. Pilot Robert Smedley was the only occupant. He was fatally injured in the crash.||9/28/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Show - Wheels up!||Here we go! Welcome to the show broadcasting from an abandon auxiliary field somewhere South of Gila Bend. Take a journey with me as we connect with historical aviation events. If you want to connect with the past, this is the first step. In this sho||9/26/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
Great info by a knowledgable host!!
Enjoyed listening to Chris and Pat. The podcast keeps getting better and better.
Love this one of a kind, unique podcast, focusing on old aviation wrecks. I look forward to downloading more shows.