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Eastern Airlines Radio Show Blog Talk
Eastern has always been an airline of “firsts”
radio show is carrying on that tradition and Legacy. Each show that goes
into our EAL Radio
Broadcast archives tells the hosts, that Eastern people enjoy talking
hearing about the “old” and the “new” as we like to think of our beloved
Eastern Airlines. We discuss Airline History, Stories, News, Aircrafts,
Humor and even Airline Commercials to approximately 1000 listeners.
broadcast schedule is every Monday from 7:00 P.M. until 8:00
P.M EDT. Hosts from six different locations discuss items pertaining to
its many valued employees and its 7300 EARA members located around the
Broadcast is taped and you can easily catch the show by clicking on our
archived files by following the directions below in red. We
want you to tell us what you want to hear, suggest special "Eastern"
guests, or tell us your favorite Eastern experience. This Radio Show is
for and about the people of Eastern. Here's
how it works!
Tune in at our regular scheduled time, 7:00 PM by calling: 213-816-1611 to talk to our hosts or by going to: www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie.
At the Blog Talk website: Click the button for the live sounds
of Eastern Airlines. You'll recognize the familiar "Fly Eastern" theme
music. We'll have plenty of Eastern's beautiful music played during
breaks in the broadcast. You may use the Player above by clicking anywhere on it to take you to that website to start the show or URL: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie.
Monday, November 19, 2018
"The 1949 70th Anniversary Berlin Airlift, June 2019"
In 1948, Berlin was at the very edge of a political confrontation between the east and the west, better known as The Cold War. When all accesses to the western part of Berlin were closed by the Soviet Army in the summer of 1948, only air transportation was able to support the city of Berlin and its more than 2 million citizens. Until then, nobody had any idea how to set up such a huge operation. But thanks to personal initiative, courage, trust and an unconditional will of the western allies to help, it became the most spectacular and largest relief operation in history. It was an organizational and logistical masterpiece and an impressive demonstration of humanitarian support and adherence. Join us for an informational program on this fascinating and historic topic. Click Here for more…In Summer 2019, 70 years after the original event, about 40 original machines (DC-3, DC-4 and JU-52) from four continents will fly their former routes all the way to Berlin to commemorate the Berlin Airlift.
We invite any of our WWII Pilots who may have been involved in any way in the Berlin Airlift to call into our program at 213-816-1611 at 7:00 P. M. ET as we depart the gate. A Historic Anniversary that you will want to hear all about or join in with this Anniversary in the Summer of 2019! Listen in by clicking the hyperlink to take you there at: www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie.
The EAL Radio Show topic for Episode 392 will be "Campfire Stories" from one of our REPA Pilots and airs Monday evening, November 26th, 2018 at 7:00 PM ET. More information to come.
EAL Radio Show Episode 393
Monday, December 3, 2018
Dick Aarons, The Philadelphia Daily News Aviation Reporter
Sharing His Article on "The Collision of
Eastern Flight 853 and TWA"
The EAL Radio Show has scheduled Episode 393 that will air on Monday evening, December 3, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. ET with our Guest Host, Mr. Dick Aarons. Dick, a young reporter back then, specialized in aviation for The Philadelphia Daily News and covered the story in 1965. Eastern Air Flight 853 crashed and burned with all but one survivor, Eastern Captain Charles White when a TWA Boeing Jetliner collided on December 4, 1965.
We anticipate a tragic memory shared by Dick
Aarons with insights from that Eastern Flight 853. An excerpt we took from an
Article written by one of our members, Jack
Sanders on December 9, 2015, at that time says. In 1965, Dick Aarons, a young reporter
specializing in aviation for The Philadelphia Daily News, was sent to cover the
crash. Like many others, he was impressed with Captain White and the crew of
the Eastern airliner. “Thanks to the extraordinary skills and courage of the
Constellation crew, 50 people survived that accident, and except for Capt.
White’s selflessness, it would have been 51,” Aarons said.
November 15, 2018
"Eastern Airline Plays the Big Band Era" Dizzy Gillespie and His Jazz Orchestra
The next "Old Time Radio Show" Episode 16, Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 3:00 P.M., and you will hear the sounds of the jazz bandleader, Dizzy Gillespie and his Jazz Orchestra play some of his greatest hits; "Oop Bob Sh' Bam," "Groovin' High," and "Salt Peanuts" to name a few .
John B. "Dizzy" Gillespie was an American jazz
trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer and a trumpet virtuoso and
improviser adding layers of harmonic and rhythmic complexity previously unheard
of in jazz. His combination of musicianship, showmanship, and wit made him a
leader of the new music called bebop. Sometimes wearing his beret and
horn-rimmed spectacles, his bent horn, and pouched cheeks.
The program airs Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 3:00 P.M so please join Captain Neal and our Host, Don Gagnon as they reminisce the days at Eastern along with hearing Dizzy and his bebop music. Please go to our website www.EalRadioShow.com and click the hyperlink to go directly to our Blog Talk Provider, www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. See you at the gate!
"From The Eastern Files"
The EAL Radio Show Episode 65, Thursday, November 22, 2018 of "From The Eastern Files" begins at 3:00 P.M. EDT. Neal will read another great story from our files of the Eastern Airlines Transport Newsletter and REPArtee. There is always an exciting story or two that Neal brings us from one of the Eastern files of way back when.
Join us to hear one of our favorite Eastern memories that Neal will share with us. We air on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. by calling into our program at 213-816-1611 to listen, but please mute your phone to avoid any background noises. You can also listen in by going to our provider's website: www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie.
Old Time Radio
Thursday, November 29, 2018
"Eastern Airline Plays the Big Band Era"
Miles Davis, Jazz Trumpeter
The next "Old Time Radio Show" Episode 17, airs with another band in our new series. So listen in on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 3:00 P.M., for the sounds of Miles Davis.
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music. Over six full decades, from his arrival on the national scene in 1945 until his death in 1991, Miles Davis made music that grew from an uncanny talent to hear the future and a headstrong desire to play it. Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless Harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate.
Do you remember listing to the sounds of the classic Miles Davis Quintet of the '60s with saxophonist Wayne Shorter to the team of Davis, Carter, Hancock, and Williams. Well join us to hear more…The program airs Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 3:00 P.M so please join Captain Neal and our Host, Don Gagnon as they reminisce the days at Eastern along with hearing the sounds of Miles Davis.
Please go to our website www.EalRadioShow.com and click the hyperlink to go directly to our Blog Talk Provider, www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. See you at the gate!
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