following are highlights of your hosts favorite Episodes and can be seen by going to our website www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie and scroll through the numbers at the bottom to get the Archived program you desire to hear.
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Previous Episodes 1-200 click here: Episodes
Episode 201: First
Flight has reached San Juan, Puerto Rico for two days of celebration of the
Inaugural flight of the New Eastern Air Lines. Listen-in to hear what it
might be for passengers going on this very first flight of the new
carrier. We hope you can join us on First Flight. See you at the
Gate, Monday, January 26th at 7:00pm EST.
Episode 202: Join
us on Flight 202 as we recall the tragic day February 8th, 1965 and the loss of
an Eastern flight over the New York area. We also have some breaking news
to report and perhaps a little aviation humor to balance out the
broadcast. Listen in and call in Monday, February 2nd at 7:00 pm
EST. See you at the Gate.
Episode 203: It's "Open" mic time. The show will
be like a Sienfeld Show - "about nothing." Whatever you want to
talk about is what we will talk about. Don't be bashful. If we go
into "dead air" we'll cut it short. I'm sure you have something
you want to tell the world. Keep it clean if you deliver a joke.
Let's stay away from politics and religion. Other than that, the rules
are simple - just tell us what you want to tell us. I'll be the primer
for engine start.
Episode 204: It's "Open" mic time.
Episode 205: Listen
to some great stories of Eastern's great story tellers. The music of our
generation and maybe a joke or two will keep you entertained in the hour of
variety. We hope you will be at the Gate for departure of EAL Radio Show
Flight 205 leaving at 7:00 pm EST Monday, February 23rd. See you at the
Episode 206: We'll
let the autopilot (George) take over tonight's show. Everything you ever
wanted to know about the autopilot. "George" will answer all
your questions about this highly sophisticated piece of equipment. Our
flight 206 departs the Gate at 7:00 pm EST Monday March 2nd. See you on- board.
Episode 207: Join us Monday at 7:00 pm EDT “Open Mic” on whatever you want to talk
about. Our hosts are here to share the history, music and humor of this
day. See you at the Gate for Episode 207.
208: Join us Monday, March 16th at 7:00 pm EDT when we celebrate early St
Patrick's Day. We share the history, music and humor of this day.
See you at the Gate when our green aircraft departs for Ireland. Episode 209: MAYDAY” “MAYDAY” …“we’re out of control…descending
through 20,000 feet.” ”We’re descending through 12 (thousand feet) –
we’re in a stall!” 17 seconds afterwards, there were no further calls
from the B727. Tune in as we re-create this tragic commercial airliner
crash. Episode 210: We have a great Guest tonight plus lots of Eastern talk.with your Hosts
and Listeners. See you at the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT for Eastern Talk
Radio - The Radio Voice of Eastern Airlines. Episode
211: What a great show tonight! We have many guests dropping by to share
their voice on the Radio Voice of Eastern Airlines. The Guests?
You, of course. You are the program tonight and we hope you will take
part. It's easy. Just call in at 213-816-1611, or Toll Free at
877-572-1861. We depart the Gate of Flight 211 at 7:00 pm EDT Monday,
April 6th. Don't be late. Episode
212: Three commercial airliners in one year carrying 551 people to their death
has grabbed the attention of the world. Is it now time for Planes Without
Pilots? Our discussion centers on recent tragic air disasters. Join in
the conversation by meeting us at the Gate for the departure of Flight 212
Monday, April 13th at 7 pm EDT. Episode
213: You're welcome to join in with whatever is on your mind during this
Episode. Why not tell a story/memory of your days at Eastern. 36th
Street - Miami always conjures up memories for most of us. We've all been
there. Bases in NYC, BOS, DCA, ORD, PHL, and other cities served by
Eastern could be on your mind, Let's do some Eastern talking during this
show. Your voice is our radio show tonight, See you at the Gate for
a 7:00 pm EDT departure April 20th. Episode
214: Are you ready to be on the new CERTIFICATED EASTERN AIR LINES "First
Flight" or "Pioneers Flight"? Whatever the official
designation of such a flight we want your input to be heard. You have
heard us on the radio show talk about the flight and even request reservations
on the flight. Now it is available to us as former Eastern Airlines
employees and even encouraged by its President, Mr. Ed Wegel to make it
happen. The thought of being on this flight was received by the Radio
Show by over 200 Eastern employees, family and friends of Eastern wanting to be
on this flight. There are several things to consider before we start
accepting confirmed reservations. We will talk about these items during
the Monday, April 25th radio broadcast. Please plan to listen/call in at
7:00 pm. See you at the Gate. This ought to be a very informative
PS: Mr. Wegel, if you get this announcement, you are invited to call
in and tell us first-hand about the new Certificate for America's greatest
215: A tribute to a great American singer and writer starts off the show with
other voices of Eastern Airlines. The latest on the MIA to SJU flight and other
great topics are covered in this live broadcast of our 215th Episode.
We'll see you at the Gate for a 7:00 pm EDT departure Monday, May 4th. Be
216: Ed, we look forward to your visit (4th ?) with us on the radio show
this Monday, May 11th at 7:00 pm EDT. You can call-in
using 213-816-1611. If you would like to call a few minutes before
broadcast time that would be welcomed. We are able to talk with the hosts
15 minutes before on-the-air time. I'm sure you will receive many
congratulations by our listeners and hosts. The radio show will be a
great supporter in your work to bring Eastern back to the traveling
public. We look forward to your return visit.
Episode 217: Follow
Mary Block on her "Trip On Route 66". She'll be using her own mobile
version of The Wings of Man - a 1960 Shasta Travel Trailer dressed in Eastern
colors. Be sure to tune-in to our Monday, May 18th Radio Show for an
Memorial day tribute plus the latest
news about Eastern Air Lines. Also, we hope to hook up with Mary Block on her
journey to LA via Route 66. Tune in Monday, May 25th at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at
Episode 219: Eastern's most famous pilot - his life and times. Call in and share
your stories and memories of Captain Dick Merrill. Truly a legendary
pioneer from the mail planes to the jumbo jets. Also planned is our
update as to the where abouts of our own Mary Block with her little
"Wings of Man" on Route 66. Hopefully we can catch up with her
somewhere around Santa Fe, NM as this was one of the stops made famous
in the song "Get Your Kicks on Route 66." See you at the Gate as Flight
219 departs at 7pm ET, Monday, June 1st.
Episode 220: Eastern Air Lines flies our veterans to Washington, DC on the Honor
Flight. What a great way to start a new airline. We bring you a
first-hand report of this airline (Eastern) first. It should make all
former employees proud that the new Eastern "Spirit of Captain Eddie
Rickenbacker" would think of our American veterans in such a way. If
you were in attendance, we want to hear from you. We'll also try to
check-in with Mary Block in her little "Wings of Man" trailer as she
heads back home from the Route 66 adventure. Be with us at the gate for
departure this Monday, June 8th at 7:00 pm ET for Flight 220.
Episode 221: Most
unusual Airports around the world is part of our Episode 221. Also, we had such
a wonderful response from last week's radio show we thought we would share more
about the Honor Flights.
Episode 222: Open
Mic time with Episode 222. What's on your mind? Or, listen to what's on other
folks minds. The latest news on the Pioneer Flight and the new Eastern. We hope
you'll board the flight with us this Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm ET.
Episode 223: Join
us for some great commercial breaks we haven't heard since our Eastern days.
Tell us your favorite radio or TV commercial back in the 50s, 60, 70s. Tune in
at 7:00 pm ET as Flight 223 departs from the gate Monday, June 29th.
Episode 224: Our
Nation's birthday Saturday was remembered for the 239th time. Perhaps you would
like to share how you and your family celebrated this special day. We go on-air
this Monday, July 6th at 7:00 pm ET. See you at the Gate.
Episode 225: On January 1st, 1985 at
approximately 8:38 p.m., and Eastern Airlines Boeing 727 Flight 980
piloted by Captain Larry Campbell on a routine flight from Asuncion,
Paraguay, to La Paz, Bolivia crashed into the Andes Mountains outside La
Paz, Bolivia John F. Kennedy International Airport. All twenty-nine
souls on board were killed. What might have transpired in the final
moments between the pilots' acknowledgment of a descent clearance to
18,000 feet in preparation for landing at La Paz and the jet's
devastating impact with Mt. Illimani?
Guests tonight include two brothers, Captain Allen Gerber and Mark
Gerber who represented the Airline Pilots Association, ALPA along with
the NTSB investigating team making the expedition up the slopes of Mt. Illimani October, 1985.
Was this crash one of the pieces to the question, which begs an answer to "What Really Happened to Eastern Airlines?" Please listen to Episode 225 on the EAL Radio Show Monday, July 13th
at 7:00 p.m. See you at the Gate.
Episode 226: Continuing with last week's show, we discuss Flight 980 that crashed
into Mt Illimani, Bolivia that a cause of the tragedy has never been
determined. Many questions surround Flight 980, some of which were
addressed by the Gerber brothers, Mark and Allen in last week's show.
Join us as we continue to explore this appalling cover-up and subsequent
scheme to dispose of Eastern.that was orchestrated at the highest
possible echelons of the U.S. Government and others. Please be with us
on Monday July 20th at 7:00 p.m. ET. See you at the Gate for Flight
Episode 227: We
present the show we had to cancel last week because of technical problems. We
hope you will tune in as our discussion continues on subjects you will find
most interesting. See you at the Gate Monday, August 3rd, 7:00 pm.
Episode 228: After
last week's show it seems we're back to normal??? At least the technical issues
seemed to have met the test. Our "kitchen table" radio show with all
the high paid talent is back this week for more Eastern talk and all the latest
Episode 229: A
local EARA Chapter finishes their monthly meeting with news of a first reunion
and celebration of the Eastern Airlines Pioneers Reunion. Join in with your
questions as we takeoff with another exciting adventure. See you at the Gate.
Episode 230: We
have a jammed-pack show for you tonight with the introduction of "Up and
Down the Aisles (at 35,000 feet)" with Jill Cotton, "Flight
Operations" with Steve, "Chuck's Tool box" with Chuck, and the
latest of the Eastern Airlines Pioneers.
Episode 231: Seventy
years ago, the Airline Stewardess Association was formed and began to pave
the way for what is today the world's largest Flight Attendant union, the
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA).
Episode 232: Lots
happening on the Eastern front - old and new. Join us in the conversation Your
memories and stories about working at Eastern are what we are looking for. We
hope you will be on-board when we go live at 7:00 pm ET Monday.
Episode 233: Once
again we reach for airline news, humor and what's going on with the Eastern
Family. If you have an Eastern story we would like to hear it. Got questions
for the Hosts? Please call and we'll see if we can come up with the answers
Episode 234: Questions
you've always wanted to ask/know but were too afraid to ask. We'll ask the
experts about things we see around airplanes, terminals, and in the air. Join
in with your questions and share answers with questions asked. We'll see you at the Gate.
Episode 235: Things
you don't see in airport terminals anymore. If you can think back to the 50s,
60s, 70s and maybe into the 1980s you would see an entirely different terminal
than the ones we use today. Go back with us as we discuss these differences.
Episode 236:You'll be amazed at how new employees were treated
back in the 1930s. And we were lucky to have the job. Would our feeling be hurt
if we received a Bulletin that American sent to its copilots if we were in
their place. Tune in and share your thoughts as we leave the Gate for Episode 236.Episode
237: Potpourri collection for this show plus things you want see in the
very near future. Add your comments as Flight 237 leaves the Gate for Ft
Lauderdale and the First Annual Eastern Airlines Pioneers Reunion and
Celebration. Be on board at 7:00 PM. Episode 238: The 1st Annual Eastern Airlines Pioneers Reunion and Celebration of
the "Old Eastern - Meets the New Eastern." Two fun-filled days topped
by so many great speakers, singer, DJ music,and a special recognition of a true
Eastern Airlines. Episode
239: We're celebrating our 5th year on the radio. Join in during the
broadcast on Flight 239 as we leave the Gate at 7:00 pm ET. Episode
240: It's "open mic" time again and we hope you will share a
story or two about your Eastern days. You're always welcomed. Our hosts have
their usual updates and then its all about you and Eastern. Join in the fun
when we leave the Gate.Episode
241: The Radio Show takes a New Eastern Charter from Miami to San Juan on
the Boeing 737-800. Be on-board with your crew and share your thoughts about the
new airline and seeing once again the beautiful aircraft with the Eastern
242: Eastern Charter Flight 242 takes us from Miami to Bermuda. Join us
on-board and share memories of this favorite vacation destination served by
Eastern Airlines. We will be departing 7:00 pm EDT Monday, November 23rd. Episode
243: Come fly with us to San Jose, Costa Rica. We always meet interesting
people on our Eastern flights. This is a true story of one such flight. Join us
on Flight 243 at 7:00 pm EDT November 30th. Episode
244: D-Day and a salute to those who died there and fought there. We also
take a look at airline pilots not prepared to transition from automatic flight
to MANUAL FLIGHT. Be with us on Flight 244 leaving the Gate Monday Dec. 7th at
7:00 pm. Episode
245: Tonight's Flight 245 will take us wherever our listeners and hosts
want to take us. Call in to the show at 213-816-1611 and tell us what's on your
mind. We push-back from the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. We hope to see you on-board. Episode
246: Christmas Songs and a brief history. Join us in sharing your favorite
Christmas songs during these few days before Christmas, Perhaps you will hear
on tonight's broadcast.
247: Five years of the EAL Radio Show is now in the Archives for listening
at your convenience. Many subjects, people, events, books, history and
celebrations were covered during 2015. We hope you will be with us for the 6th
year of the EAL Radio Show.
248: Our Special Guest in this out first radio show of 2016 will be Mrs
Susan Wegel - Eastern Air Lines First Lady. She is prepared to answer your questions
about the status of the New Eastern. She will truly be a great representative
for the new Eastern Airlines.Episode
249: OPEN MIC Monday. Choose the topic you want to talk about. Call-in and
join-in with the hosts to talk about Eastern, the new Eastern, 2015, new
aircraft, in-flight stories, your favorite Eastern people. Our time is your
time. Join us Monday. Episode
250: What were you doing at Eastern when these songs were played? Do you
remember these? What were your favorite albums? Recording artists? Bands? Join
us as we remember the songs during our Eastern days. See you at the gate. Episode
251: Can you match the engine with the Eastern aircraft? We'll have fun
tonight to see how good your memory is identifying a few engines that powered
the Great Silver Fleet and into the jet age. Join us at 7:00 pm EDT for the
departure of Episode 251. Episode
252: Capt.R.D. Smith of Atlanta, Ga.—radioed from over Florida:
"There's a man in the cockpit with a gun and a hand grenade. We're heading
for Havana."This and more on our broadcast Monday, February 8th at 7 PM
253: Where you could go was once decided by the CAB. Deregulation in 1978 changed that.
Wherever you want to fly and when was up to the air carriers. Some did well but
others failed. Join our radio show discussion Monday at 7:00 PM.Episode
254: Do you know how many Presidents served Eastern Airlines? Can you name more than 5? Do you know
when they served? Did you know Eastern had a President for only one day? Do you know who
that was? We have answers. See you at the gate. Episode
255: Leap right into our conversation on this "leap day" in our
calendar. Eastern Leap Year throughout the Eastern years and other topics will
be discussed in this 255th Episode of the EAL Radio Show. Join us with your
favorite Leap Year. Episode
256: It's all about political humor. The best election humor out there. Got
a favorite political joke/humor? You need to join us for this show on political
satire. Flight 256 leaves the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the Gate. Episode
257: We remember one of
our own, EAL Radio Talk Show co-host, Captain Jim Graybill will be remembered
on tonight's broadcast. We hope you will join us during this broadcast and
share your thoughts and memories of fellow pilots.
258: Tell us who, where,
and how you were hired by Eastern Airlines. We want to hear the story of that
memorable day when someone said "You're hired." Was it by phone,
letter, FAX (remember those?) Did you have to jump through hoops?
259: Go back to the 1950s
with us on the Radio Show's Episode 259. Most of the Eastern Family can
identify with this popular time of our lives. Talk with us about what you were
wearing, eating, driving, listening to, and more.
260: Like the iconic masks
of drama "Tragedy and Comedy" We have both in this Episode. Be sure
to tune in Monday, April 4th at 7pm EST. See you at the Gate as Flight 260
departs with more News and Information for the Eastern Family.
261: What's on your mind?
Got a question about Eastern old or new? About an Eastern employee you've been
trying to find? A good book or movie you would like to recommend? Let's talk
Eastern or your topic. Join us for our departure for flight 261.
262: 75 years ago we
remember an accident that ended heroically near Vero Beach Florida. We have a
guest on tonight's show that wrote an article for his newspaper about the
events of this Eastern Air Lines DC-3 crash in the Florida Everglades.
263: Will the real Capt
Eddie Rickenbacker please stand up. Did you ever meet the man? Have or know a story about the man? The many sides of this legendary aviation
giant will be the topic of our radio broadcast Monday April 25th at 7:00 PM
264: What's happening with
Eastern? Let's find out what's new with both the old and new - Eastern. We have
an hour to share with you and we hope to get you caught up with news you can
use. Help us by joining us Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 pm.
265 Celebrating an
Eastern Graduating Class - Flight Attendant Class of May 5th, 2016. Our topic
for tonight's radio show. Join us as we hear voices of New Eastern employees
and share the joy felt by this new generation of dedicated people.
266: It's Open Mic Monday
for Episode 266. Call-in with your comments and let us know what's on your mind.
We depart the Gate for Flight 266 at 7:00 pm EST Monday, May 16th. See you at
EARA - Eastern Airlines Retirees Association. Meet this important Eastern
organization on this 267th radio broadcast. Special Guests include Michael
Zall, President and Vito Borrelli, Vice President. Dorothy Gagnon will be
Special Host tonight.
The EAL Radio Show honors our brave soldiers who have given the ultimate
sacrifice for their country. Join us in this tribute. Flight 268 departs the
Gate at 7:00 pm EDT Monday, May 30th. See you on-board.
EAL Hunt Club with master story teller, Captain Jim Holder. You're in for a
rare treat when you hear hunting and other stories. All you need to know about
hunting and much more. Flight 269 departs the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT.Episode 271:
Stories and Memories from our Eastern Files.
Episode 272: Much to think about this
month - June 2016. We will share with you our thoughts about major events this
month. Orlando, Muhammad were the major "breaking news" this month.
Be with us as we depart on Flight 272 this Monday at 7:00.
Our guest in this Episode is Mr Ed Wegel, President of the Eastern Air Lines
Group, Inc. We will hear an up-to-date report of the new Eastern. See you at
the Gate for an on-time departure of Flight 273 at 7:00 pm EDT.
274: Eastern Airlines Radio Show's July 4th Tribute. Be with us as we
salute our Nation's 240th Independence Day Celebration. Flight 274 departs the
Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the Gate
275: Our show tonight will be "all things Eastern" considered. We
welcome you to come along with us on Flight 275 departing the Gate at 7:00 pm
EDT. See you on-board. Episode
276: We present the Eastern Airlines Family tree in this Part 1 episode. If
you think you know the history of our great airline you need to be with us for
these two broadcast to bring yourself up to date. Join us for departure of
277: History of Eastern Airlines Music and Commercials. Starting with radio
music in the 1940s you'll hear familiar songs and music and not so familiar.
Join us as we travel through the sounds of Eastern. Flight 277 departs the Gate
Episode 278: Suitcases, Flight Bags and Toolboxes will be some of the topics we talk
about Monday, August 1st at 7pm EDT. Bring your own favorite Eastern
story to the show. See you at the Gate on Flight 278.
279: Who Was 1st to Fly?
You always thought it was? Difference of opinion about this as we report on
both. Tune us in by going to www.ealradioshow.com or www.repaonline.com. Or,
listen on your phone at 213-816-1611 at 7:00 pm EDT.
280: Tonight We recall
past EAL Radio Shows. Our hosts recall their favorite radio shows and we tell
our listeners how a radio show like EAL Radio Show comes together. Join us as
we depart the Gate on Flight 280 at 7:00 pm EDT.
281: It's Reunion of the
old and Celebration of the new on this week's radio show. Let's get in a party
mood. Join us Monday August 22nd at 7:00 PM EDT when Flight 281 departs the
Gate. See you on-board.
Episode 282: We
go on a broadcast trip and cover all things you need to know and talk about.
Join us as we take off on Flight 282 leaving the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. See you
Episode 283: Planning
a flight across the path of a Hurricane is what the crew of Eastern Flight 283
will be doing during our broadcast Monday, September 5th at 7:00 pm EDT. Be
with us for departure. See you at the Gate.
Episode 284: "Curacao
Center Eastern 283, we've just had a two-engine failure, but have them
restored…… Sorry to be out of touch with you, but we've had our hands
full." Listen in as we conclude the second part of Eastern Flight 283's
EAL Radio Episode 285: "Top the Tanks and give me the
green stamps." "The only time you have to much fuel is when you're on
fire." The thoughts precisely of the crew of this Boeing 727-200 from
Miami to New York. Listen in as we re-create this real life situation.
Reunion2: Broadcasting at the 2nd Annual Eastern
Pioneers Reunion September 24th, 2016. Interviews and activities at the
Episode 286: The highlights of this weekend's 2nd
Annual Eastern Airlines Pioneers Reunion & Celebration will be the topic of
our show tonight. Tune in for what you missed. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm ET
tonight on Flight 286, Monday September 26th .
Episode 287: An Interview with Captain Bob Wilbur about
Eastern Flight 1320 hijacking and death of his good friend and First
Officer James E. Hartley. The Interview took place at the recent 2nd
Annual Eastern Airlines Pioneers Reunion & Celebration.
Episode 288: The Crash Detectives interview with Author
Christine Negroni will be our special tonight. Also, after the
interview, we will recall Hurrican Matthew stories. Please be with us
for Flight 288 leaving the Gate at 7:00 pm ET, Monday, October 10th.
Episode 289: Breaking News! New Management at Eastern Air Lines. Our live radio
broadcast will review this first change of the Eastern Air Lines Group.
We hope to have additional information that we can bring you during the
broadcast. Our radio show has always had the support of Mr. Ed Wegel and
his team. We wish him well and hope he can visit with us during this show
or future broadcasts. Be sure to join us Monday, October 17th at 7:00
you at the Gate for departure of Flight 289.
Episode 290: Selecting an Airline CEO and other topics on this week's broadcast. We
would like to hear from you, so why not meet us at the Gate for the departure of
Flight 290. We leave at 7:00 pm ET. See you on-board.
Episode 291: Our Annual Eastern Airlines Fright 42 Halloween trip through the Bermuda Triangle.
Join us on this flight from Atlanta to San Juan on
Halloween night into the Bermuda Triangle. This is a classic. Join
us at the Gate for departure Monday, October 31st at 7:00 pm EDT.
Episode 292: A Lucky Lady visits the Radio Show tonight. You'll want to make sure you
listen in to the story of former Eastern Airlines Flight Attendant as we feel
you'll be fascinated and inspired with Vicki Howell's amazing story. No
wonder she refers to herself as "Lucky." Join us on Flight 292
departing the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. See you on-board.
Episode 293: Let's Talk Eastern. We want to talk Eastern and welcome your
comments. Please join us for "Open Mic" Monday. Whatever
is on your mind will be the topic of conversation. Flight 293 departs the
Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. See you on-board.
Episode 294: Eastern cities in music and history. Many of the cities served by Eastern
Airlines had music and songs written about them. We've found a few of
these that we share with our listeners in Episode 294. See you at the
Gate Monday, November 21st at 7:00 pm EDT.
Episode 295: Remembering Old Miami back in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Join us and add your
favorites to the list. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT, Monday, November
28th. See you at the Gate.
Episode 296: Eastern's First Air Hostess' Class is a re-broadcast of a show we did back in
2011. You'll like the skit performed by our cast that was researched from
records back in 1931.
Join the first Eastern Hostess class as they are
introduced to company officials, the aircraft they will be flying, and a
familiarization flight around the New York area. If you were a Flight
Attendant for Eastern, this is a must listen. Join us, Monday, December
5th at 7:00 pm EDT as we depart the Gate.
Episode 297: Bring your favorite Christmas and New Year's recipes. Let's sample some
great holiday dishes and beverages during this "just before
Christmas" show. We have some great chefs out there so call-in with
your favorite holiday food.
We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT Monday,
December 12th. Call 213-816-1611 to listen live go www.blogtalkradio.com. See
you at the Gate.
Episode 298: Eastern Airports Trivia. See if you can identify these Eastern
Airports? Listen to descriptions and identify airports once served by the
Wings of Man. We depart the Gate for the
last time in the year 2016, but more to come in 2017. See you at the Gate
Monday, December 19th at 7:00 pm EDT.
Episode 299: Revisit Eastern Airlines and Former Employees during 2016. Let's take a
trip back during the year 2016 and catch the highlights for and about Eastern,
former employees and the year of the New Eastern.
You have a C1 pass with
first class seating on board Eastern's new Boeing 757 as we lift-off Monday,
January 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the gate for Flight
Episode 300: OPEN Mic Monday with 2016 stories and current aviation events. We'll by flying
Eastern's new Lockheed L-1011 Tristar Whisperliner. Join us at 7 pm EDT.
Call-in at 213-816-1611.
Episode 301: Airline Humor as heard on TV and Radio. Listen in and laugh with us as we
hear great airline humor from TV and Radio. We depart on Flight 301
Monday, January 16th at 7pm EDT. Be at the gate as we depart on Eastern's
newest jet - the Boeing 727 Whisperjet.
Episode 302: What does it take to certify and airliner? You will not believe what
the manufacturer will put an airliner through to guarantee your safety.
We explore some of these rigorous tests on Episode 302 Monday, January
23rd at 7:00 pm EDT. Join us on our new Airbus A300-B4 aircraft
departing Philadelphia to Miami. See you at the boarding Gate. Episode 303: Captain Neal and our hosts of the EAL Radio Show Broadcasts are
proud to present this Monday evening, January 30, 2017, Episode 303 with our
Guest Host. He is one of our own, Former Retired Eastern Captains, Brian
Settles and one that is familiar to all of our listeners. Brian is a Veteran and hero of the Vietnam War
as well as an Author of 2 books that describe his emotional experiences he
endured while in battle.
sure to join us Monday evening, January 30, 2017 on our broadcast, at 7:00 P.M.
EDT to hear
more of Brian’s story! Go to www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie or call in and
listen at 213-816-1611. See you at the Gate for
departure of Flight 303.
Episode 304: There's Breaking News and there's Breaking News. We have both of them
for you tonight. Tune in to see what's going on at the New Eastern or
what's NOT going on there. Be sure to tune in for the departure of
Flight 304 Monday, February 6th and 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the Gate.
Episode 305: Air Crash Investigation Course 101. Learn how an air disaster is investigated in Episode 305. Welcome
aboard Flight 305 as we lift-off Monday, February 13th, 2017 at 7:00 pm
EDT. Call in to join us at 213-816-1611 or go on your computer to
www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Episode 306 2-Man Crew Vs 3-Man Crew. We have a startling video posted on the radio show's website. One that you need to see. What do you think is the safer operations. We welcome your comments on tonight's show Episode 306 departing Monday, February 20th at 7:00 pm ET. See you at the Gate. Episode 307 Air
Disasters with special guests, Captain Karlene Petitt, Christine
Negroni and George Jehn. Please join us for this informative show by
experts in the field as well as published authors of several aviation
books - both fiction and non-fiction. We leave the Gate at 7:00 pm ET,
Monday February 27th on Flight 307-Heavy. See you on-board. Episode 308 Monday, March 6th, 2017 features “Breaking News” from the
past week as well as a continuation of our discussion about “Air Crash
Investigation” Round Table Discussion that was Episode 307 from last
week’s show. Welcome aboard Flight 308 as we lift-off. Call in to join
us at 213-816-1611, or go onto your computer at
www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Episode 309 Monday, March 13, 2017, From "SOS" TO "LOL" in communications civilization has come a long way.
We cover Morse Code to current computer phraseology in tonight's
Episode 309. Tune in www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie or call in at
213-816-1611. We depart the Gate at 7:00 P. M. EDT March 13th. See you
on-board.Episode 311 Episode 311 is a two-part series beginning with the automobile race
track to becoming the world's largest airports. We depart the Gate at
7:00 pm EDT Monday March 27th. See you at the Gate.
The EAL Radio Show, Episode 312 on Monday,
April 3, 2017 will be Part II, Conclusion of the Atlanta Hartsfield
Jackson International Airport at 7:00 pm EDT. If you have a story about
the airport you want to share, please call in at
213-816-1611. We depart the Gate at 7:00 P. M. EDT April 3rd. See you
on-board. Episode -313
The EAL Radio Show, Episode 313 on Monday,
April 10, 2017 will be Chief Pilots at the Eastern Atlanta Base. Our
program starts at 7:00 P.M. EDT. If you would like to share stories
about your favorite Chief Pilots at any of the 11+ Eastern bases, please call in at
213-816-1611. We depart the Gate at 7:00 P. M. EDT April 3rd. See you
on-board. Episode 314 Monday, April 17, 2017, Eastern Goes To
Disney World. Prominently
sponsored by Eastern Air Lines was an attraction "If You Had Wings" in
Tomorrowland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Guests
would ride in an Omnimover vehicle through Eastern Air Lines
destinations throughout the world. The attraction ran from June 5, 1972
until June 1, 1987.
aboard for our EAL L-1011 to take you back in time to another first.
Our program starts at 7:00 P.M. EDT. Join us to share stories
about your favorite story, we would like to
hear from you. Please call in at
213-816-1611 or go to our blog website: www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. See Disney History at Eastern History
Memorial Tribute Episode: Captain Steve Thompson, Saturday, April 22, 2017 as a tribute to the late Captain Steve Thompson the Radio
Show will replay Episode 181 about Flight 855's loss of all 3 engines on the
L-1011. Join us at 2pm EDT Saturday, April 22nd. Episode 315: Monday, April 24, 2017 "Round Table" of Honored Guest Hosts, The Silverliners
International President, Conni Leaf Kerrigan, former Founder and former Presidents. Don't miss this one! SILVERLINERS HISTORY: Three
remarkable women—Carol Montell Harlin, Doris Coughlin Self and Claire
Ward Westhafer got together in New York to talk about their “flying
days.” They took the steps needed from that meeting to bring about the
most unusual organization in the world—The Silverliners
Episode 316 Is there really a pilot
shortage? Our Round-table panelist will take on this "in the news"
report of a pilot shortage. If there is a shortage, what can be done about it and
by whom? Please join us at the table and add your opinion. Please call in at
213-816-1611. We depart the Gate at 7:00 P. M. EDT May 1, 2017. See you
Episode 317 Episode 317 discusses the recent
news of passengers being taken off a Scheduled Flight. The wrong way and the
right way. Please call in at
213-816-1611. Join us for Flight 317 May 8th at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the Gate.
Episode 318 Human Factors in Air Disasters -
"To err is human." Errors can be diminished to a certain extent, but
will always exist. It's just a fact we have to deal with. This holds true for
all events in life, not just aviation. If you track the roots of any air
disaster, there is bound to be some kind of human error in the equation. Join us
for this 3rd show about Air Disasters. Flight 318 leaves the Gate 7:00 pm EDT
May 15th. Please call in at
213-816-1611. We hope you will join us.
The EAL Radio Show
Episode 319 will air on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. EDT with a special
guest Host, Alexa Conway, our former EAL Flight Attendant, who will jog your
memories of the crews and how when they landed, would ordered their dinner.
Buffalo, this is Eastern 319. Would you do us a favor?” “Go ahead
318, this is Buffalo.” “We’re about 30 minutes out and could you call
Anchor Bar Restaurant for 6 orders of Buffalo Wings - 10 wings per order?
Make that 3 Hot and 3 Medium. Put some celery and blue cheese with the orders.
Thanks Buffalo. See you on the ground.” We’re remembering meals and
restaurants that crew members favored around the Eastern System. Join us
with your stories for a great discussion in a topic we all enjoy –
Episode 320 We Honor our Men and Women serving in the
Armed Forces of the United States of America. This is our Memorial Day
broadcast and we want you to share your memories of loved ones and
friends who have given their lives for our country. We leave the Gate at exactly 7:00 pm EDT. Please be on board Flight 320. Episode 321 "Show
About Nothing" of course was an Episode on the Sienfeld TV Series that
George Costanza suggested the show be called - a "Show About Nothing."
This Episode is along the same idea, but a more popular way of putting
it is a potpourri of several different topics by folks that want to tell
a story or two. We welcome you to talk about whatever "nothing" might
be. It's "Open Mic" Monday. Join us on Flight 321 as we depart the Gate
at 7:00 pm EDT, June 5th. See you on board. Episode 322 Air Traffic Control Privatization is the
topic of Episode 322 with representatives from the controller group
joining us at 7:00 pm EDT, Monday, June 12th. We hope you can be with us
as we depart the Gate on Flight 322.
Episode 323 Computers are now running our lives. We take
a look at where we were, where we are and where we'll be. Join us as we
journey back and try to see what the future will be like 5 yrs., 10 yrs.,
20yrs, 100 yrs., and on into the distant future. We welcome your thoughts. Flight 323 departs the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. Please be on board. Episode 324 For many flying on a plane is a terrifying
experience. It's estimated that 25% of all flyers have some degree of
fear. Yet chances of dying on an airplane are 1 in 60,000,000. Our
broadcast June 26 at 7:00 pm EDT asks the experts how to overcome this fear known as "Aerophobia" or
"Aviaphobia." We hope you can join the discussion. See you at the Gate
for Flight 324.
Episode - 325 Join us for the Radio Show's
celebration of America's Birthday with music and history. We also remember 80
years ago when we last heard from Amelia Earhart. Our Flight 325 departs the
Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. We'll see you on board.
Episode - 326 "Sound Bytes of ATC" What do pilots and air traffic controllers
talk about during various segments of flight? Well, presented tonight
for your enjoyment is actual two-way communications. Some humorous and
some not so. ATC clears Eastern 326 to the Los Angeles Airport - Now ya'll be
careful. Be with us 7:00 pm EDT Monday July 10th as we depart the
Gate. See you on-board. July 10, 2017.
Episode - 327 Eastern Airlines Goes to Smithsonian - Two of Eastern's Historical Aircraft hang
suspended in the National Aero and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Why are they
there and how did they get there will be the topic for our Episode 327 Monday,
July 24th at 7 PM EDT.
Episode - 328 "Wrong Airport Runway Landings"
Why do pilots land at wrong airports and on
wrong runways? Tune in tonight. Monday, July 31st at 7:00 pm EDT when we
consider the factors involved in making a terrible decision that
effects not only crew members and passengers, but many others. We would like you to fly along with us on Flight 328, July 31, 2017. See you at the Gate. Episode - 329 "Airline Near Collisions…Successful Incident or Not!” - "Boston Tower, we'd like to report a near
miss. What's your number so we can call you when we are on the ground."
This happens in our skies today, both on the ground and in the air. This may be chilling news to many,
but there are thousands of these stories in the annals of aviation
history. Listen in as we bring you actual calls made by pilots. We
depart the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT, August 7th, 2017. See you at the Gate Episode-330 Remembering What I Forgot Talking about Dementia and Alzheimer's with
the author of "Remembering What I Forgot," Mr. Ken Allen. During our
show we pay a special tribute in song and music. Be with us for this
very important Episode 330.
the Nation's Airports in a state of disrepair? We discuss conditions
existing at airports across the US and compare them with airports around
the world. Join us for information about your favorite airport and what
condition you might find existing today. We also have music for the
event crossing our country today. Please join us at 7:00 pm EDT, Monday,
August 21st. See you at the Gate as Flight 331 departs. Episode-332 Eastern Families and Their Eastern Brats - Affectionately referred to in the Eastern Family as "Brats," we have
invited the kids of Eastern employees to be on the show during this
Episode 332. You are invited to have your Eastern "Brat" join us for
the fun. Or, just listen to what your kid had to endure growing up in
an Eastern family. We leave the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT, Monday August
28th. See you on-board. 2017 REPA Convention - BHM Part I - The Retired Eastern Pilots Association (REPA) Convention held in
Birmingham, AL. The EAL Radio Show goes to the Convention for
interviews and reports about the Convention and other news. See you at
the Gate for this Special Report. We depart at 11:30 am CDT.
www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Call-in 213-816-1611. Episode - 333 A Tribute to the 9/11/2001 tragedy 16 years ago.
We were supposed to broadcast this Episode last Monday, 9/11 but we would
like to present it along with Hurricane Irma thoughts from our
Listeners and Hosts. We hope you will join us Monday, September 18th at 7pm EDT. See you at the Gate. Episode - 334 The EAL Radio Show presents its 2017 Hall of
Fame award posthumously to Captain Steve Thompson. Please join the
Radio Show Hosts and the Thompson Family as we present this honor to
Steve. We're on the air at 7:00 pm ET. Episode - 335 The
Eastern Airlines Silverliners host tonight's radio show. Join us as our
Guest Host, Colleen DeFelice talks with several of Eastern's finest -
former Flight Attendants with Eastern. We suspect that we'll find they
have been successful after Eastern. Join us Monday, October 2nd for a
7:00 pm departure. See you at the Gate. Episode - 336. Ms.
Traci Drummond, Archivist of Southern Labor Archives at the Georgia
State University Library, Atlanta Campus and who will give us a summary
of the Eastern Airlines Exhibit planned at the University Atlanta
Campus…all about Eastern Airlines and the company we love to talk about.
Go to www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Call-in 213-816-1611 See you at
the Gate 7:00 pm ET Monday, October 9th. EAL Radio Show Episode - 337
On the sixth day God created Man – and he
rested. Thus, we have Adam holding the distinction of being the first
name to appear on a list. He outranked Eve, number two on the list -
establishing a "pecking order" in the Garden.
EAL Radio Show Episode - 338
Our experts are ready to field questions
that you may have wanted to ask on tonight's Episode 338. We hope you
will tune us in at www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Our Call-in number
is 213-816-1611 See you at the Gate.
Eastern Flight 339 goes missing in the
Bermuda Triangle on Halloween Night. Come with us when Flight 339 crew
is taken over by mysterious forces beyond their control. We depart the
Gate at 7:00 pm ET on this scary flight into the Devil's Triangle. Join us if you dare.
and Stripes Forever honoring our Veterans and a visit with our Authors
and Editors. t's a two-part Episode tonight. It's time to find out what's in the works with our writers,
authors and editors. We think you'll
enjoy our Veterans' Day tribute and chat with several talented people.
Join us at the Gate for the departure of Flight 340 at 7:00 pm ET.
and Model - Have you ever wondered who gives new aircraft their names?
We discuss this topic on Episode 341 along with makes and models of
cars. Join our discussion by calling in to the show Monday November 13th
at 7:00 pm.ET. Go to www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. See you at the
Episode - 342 Newly released FBI documents pertaining to the D.B. Cooper hijacking
case include a letter that may only deepen the mystery surrounding the
notorious unsolved crime which marks its 46th anniversary this week. We
hope will listen to what we think transpired between DB Cooper and the
Flight Crew of Northwest Flight 305. Departing from the Gate at 7:00 pm
ET, Monday, November 20th. See you at the Gate. Episode - 343 - The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar - "A Magnificent Machine" A favorite among
Pilots and Fight Attendants. Passengers loved riding in it, thanks to a
unique engine configuration that reduced sound in the cabin. Flight
crews appreciated its extra-wide aisles and overhead bins. But it was
TriStar’s pilots who had access to its most thrilling feature: an
advanced fly-by-wire automatic flight control system (AFCS). Join us as
we talk about one of Eastern's most controversial and most loved
aircraft. Flight 343 departs the Gate Monday, November 27th at 7:00
pm. See you onboard.
Episode - 344 A
Day That Will Live in Infamy. Recall the news of that horrific day on
the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, December 7th, 1941. Many of us still have
memories of the FDR Declaration of War Speech on the Empire of Japan.
If you would like to tell us your memories please join us in the EAL
Radio Show tribute to the men and women who lost their lives on that day
that will live in infamy. Monday, December 4th at
7:00 pm we depart the
Gate. See you onboard. Call-in number is 213-816-1611
Episode - 345 Eastern's roll in naming Air Force One is
tonight's topic. Join us as we discuss the history of Air Force One and
the Eastern Air Lines connection. Your calls always welcomed. We depart
the Gate on Flight 345 at 7:00 pm ET Monday, December... more
Episode - 346 "Let's Talk Eastern" Tonight's broadcast
will be talking about Eastern Airlines during the past year and much
more. Please join us to add your thoughts to the conversation during
this open mic broadcast. We depart the Gate on Flight 346.
Music for Christmas rarely heard during the
holiday season. Listen to the Pentatonic's beautiful sounds without
instruments and other great musical groups. The music you'll want to
hear every year. Join Captain Neal Christmas night for an hour of beautiful sounds for
this joyous day. The music starts at 7:00 pm ET December 25th See you
at the Gate.
Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 was a Lockheed L-1011-1 Tristar jet that
crashed into the Florida Everglades at 11:42 pm December 29, 1972,
causing 101 fatalities. . A special broadcast From The Eastern Files
will be on-the-air today, December 29th at 3:00 pm ET Call-ins welcomed
at 213-816-1611; Go to www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie to listen.
EAL Radio Show is celebrating our 2018
season of our broadcast by looking back through the sands of time through The EAL Radio Show Hourglass of 2017. Take a
walk with us down memory lane as we review the broadcasts and the
variety of hosts that entertained us in 2017. We shared many memories
during 2017 that gave us much joy and happiness. We also shared the
sorrows when we were saddened by the loss of folks in our Eastern
Family. Our shows have been many (50 Monday broadcasts, in fact) and our
memories of each remain in our heart. We depart the Gate on Flight 347
at 7:00 pm ET. We hope you will be onboard.
The Last Voyage of Airliners…Then Where Do
They Go? Listen-in as we broadcast the final flight of an Eastern L-1011
to a New Mexico boneyard. Join the crew of Eastern Flight N339EA as it
takes that last "flight west" from Miami International
Airport. We depart Monday, January 15th at 7:00 pm ET. Our call-in
number is 213-816-1611 and you can listen in at
EAL Radio Show - Episode 349Regulations = "You Can't Live Without Them & You Can't Live With
Them" Since the Wright brothers first flight, it became apparent that
aviation would need some form of regulations or control. Travel with us
on Flight 349 as we unravel the history of air regulations/ We depart
the Gate Monday, January 22nd at 7:00 PM ET. See you onboard. EAL Radio Show Episode - 350"Eastern 350 this is New York Center - Say your speed"
Since the Wright Brothers first flight, speed records have been set. In
the early prop days airline pilots have set records. The official record keeper for United States aviation
is the National Aeronautic Association. Join us Monday January 29th
when we travel at WARP speed. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm ET to set a
new speed record for Flight 350.
EAL Radio Show Episode - 351
Meet some of the people who made Eastern
great. Eastern history is rich in people greatness and we talk about a
few of them in tonight's Episode 351. Join us Monday, February 5th at
7:00 pm ET when we depart the gate. EAL Radio Show Episode - 352
Eastern Plaques Found and donated back to
the Eastern Family to be placed for all to see. Tune in Monday, February
12th at 7:00 pm ET and join the discussion. See you at the gate.
Aircraft Engines throughout the years. From
the Wright Brothers first engine to the most powerful engines on
commercial aircraft today. Join us as we go through the evolution of
powered flight. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm ET.
Top 10 Greatest in Aviation. Listen in to
see if it matches your list. Join in the conversation by calling the
Radio Show at 213-816-1611. We depart the Gate Monday February 26th at
7:00 pm ET. See you on-board.
Honey Look What I brought Home from my
layover. Join us for interesting "stuff" crew members bring home when
they go on a trip. Call in with your favorite item by calling
213-816-1611. Flight 355 departs the Gate at 7:00 pm tonight.EAL Radio Show Episode - 356
The History of Air Navigation: From Railroads to country roads and
highways, water towers, smoke pots to space age guidance systems will be
our topic in tonight's broadcast. Join us as we crank up the old radial
engine and the 100,000 lb thrust engines of today and navigate around the world. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm ET. See you onboard.EAL Radio Show Episode - 358
EAL Radio Show Episode - 357
Eastern Air Shuttle to Trump Shuttle: The
real story about the airline within an airline and its sale to the Trump
Group. Perhaps you were a part of this story. Listen in at 7:00 pm EDT,
Monday March 19th for this bit of Eastern history. See you onboard.
CRM: Order in the Cockpit. From talking to
oneself in the cockpit to crew resource management - From Mail planes to
double-deck airliners reducing errors has brought accident levels down
and aviation the safest mode of travel. Please join us as our Guest Hosts, who are experts and
experienced in this very essential Key topic, relate the importance of CRM.
all about the Black Box, which is really bright orange. Tonight's show
is about the history of this piece of equipment required to be on all
transport category aircraft. Join us as we reveal the mysteries of the
"black box." WE depart the Gate on Flight 360 Monday, April 9th at 7:00
pm EDT. See you onboard.
The topic for our EAL Radio Show Episode 361
on Monday, April 16, 2018 will be the ?2018 Airliners International
Collectibles & Convention Show. Our Guest Host will be the
Co-Chairman of the event, Mr. Steven McInich and our Co-Host
, Shea Oakley.
Brat-2 is the title of our second broadcast
with Eastern children and grandchildren taking part in the show. Kids
say the darnest things and this show should be no exception even they
are all adults. If you are an Eastern Brat, why not join us... See you at the Gate.
"What's that coming at us?" Quickly the
Captain turned the control column in a steep bank to avoid a collision.
Listen in as we recall how two Eastern pilots had a close encounter of a
different kind. Monday April 30th, at 7:00 pm EDT we board Flight 363. See you at the Gate.
Those Glamorous Days of Flying. Recall with
us tonight as we fly back into the 40s and 50s. Remember what it was
like? How does it compare with flying in today's world. Men in dress
suits and Fedora hats; Women in their Sunday best and kids in shirts and ties. You would never see flip flops or
sleeveless T-shirts in the propeller days. Join us for some memories
and share yours. Live on the air broadcasting Monday, May 7th at 7:00 pm
EDT. See you at the Gate.
Captain: If we should have to ditch, you'll
receive plenty of warning because our copilot becomes hysterical. And
he'll start running up and down the isles yelling: "We're going to
crash!", or something like that. Bob Newhart. We've put. together a fun-filled Episode for you as Flight 365 takes to the air.
Join us and be prepared to be entertained. The show starts at 7:00 pm
EDT May 14th. See you at the Gate.
2018 Silverliners Convention Interviews of Silverliners' attendees at the 2018
Silverliners Convention at Wyndham Grand at Harborside Hotel in Jupiter, FL.
This live Episode will be broadcasted as Episode 366 Monday, May 21st at
7:00 PM EDT. Call-in during the
show to talk with your Hosts at 213-816-1611.
Episode 366 - EAL Radio Show
The EAL Radio Show goes to the 2018
Silverliners Convention at the beautiful Wyndham Grand Harborside Hotel
in Jupiter, FL. Listen in as we interview Flight Attendants and listen
to their Eastern and other memories. Our broadcast is will be broadcasted as Episode 366 Monday, May 21st at
7:00 PM EDT.
The EAL Radio Show's tribute to the men and women giving their lives so that American could have freedom for themselves and their families. God Bless America and it's heroes. Join us Monday, May 28th as another Memorial Day sunsets with liberty and freedom. We are on the air live at 7:00 pm EDT. You can listen at www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Or www.ealradioshow.com Call in to the live broadcast 213-816-1611
"It was unknowable then, but so much of the progress that would define the 20th century, on both sides of the Atlantic, came down to the battle for a slice of beach only 6 miles long and 2 miles wide." -- President Barack Obama. Join us as we pay tribute to those soldiers engaged in the largest single battle in American History - D-Day. Our Flight 368 departs the Gate at 7:00 pm EDT. We hope you will be onboard. Call-in 213-816-1611 www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie
"How long does it take to fly to Los
Angeles?" Agent: "About 4 hours." Customer: "Is it any faster if I fly
in Economy Class?" If you ever worked in Reservation, you've heard even
funnier questions and probably taken a verbal beating a time or two. We've got the funny side and the technical side of this
fascinating business known as Reservations or simply "Res." Join us
Monday, June 11th at 7:00 pm as we leave the Gate on another airline
adventure. www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie Call in 213-816-1611.
Where have all the Tool Boxes Gone? Our
show will focus on airline maintenance and the early history of Eastern
Maintenance and the men and women who kept the planes in the air. Did
you know the very first employee who was a mechanic. Tune in Monday, June 18th at 7:00 pm EDT for the departure of Flight 370. See you at the Gate.
Episode 371 - EAL Radio Show
The Boeing 727 continued to deviate further
below the glideslope, and at 16:05:06.2, when the aircraft was at 150
feet, the captain said, "runway in sight." Less than a second later, the
first officer said, "I got it." The captain replied, "got.
The EAL Radio Show is proud to present out
4th of July celebration of our country's 242nd anniversary. Join us as
we present a star-spangled celebration - fireworks and all. We depart
the gate at 7:00pm EDT.
"From Frost to Flowers in Just Eight Hours" song identifies Eastern's
new fleet - The Great Silver Fleet. Go back with us to the 40s and 50s
when the airline went from fabric aircraft to metal aircraft, We leave
the Gate Monday, July 8th at 7:00 pm EDT. We hope you will join us.
Amelia Earhart - Life and Times "Please know I am quite aware of the
hazards, I want to do it because I want to do it." Amelia Earhart this
month in July 2, 1937 Amelia Earhart was lost to the world. Never to be found.
Tune in Monday July 16th, 7:00 pm EDT as we depart the Gate on time. See you onboard.
An Interview with former Aeroflot Pilot,
Captain Valerie Khodykov. Captain Val flew for the Russian airline
Aeroflot for 27 years and tonight we have him answering questions in the
EAL Radio Show studio. Join us at 7:00 PM EDT....
Episode 376 - EAL Radio ShowEastern Airlines History set to Music. Travel with us through the years
of Eastern Airlines and enjoy the music of the 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s,
70s, and 80s as we play the most popular songs through the decades. all
the while hearing what was happening with our beloved Eastern Airlines.
A unique musical history of Eastern Airlines. Join us this Monday, July
30th at 7:00 pm EDT. See you at the Gate for Flight 376 departure.
We bring you a special report on the SEATAC - Seattle International
Airport tragedy. Several Guests to talk about the how and why this
tragic event occurred when Horizon Airlines employee stole an aircraft
and eventually crashed on a remote island in Puget Sound. We depart the
Gate at 7pm EDT, August 13th.
pilots remember that first flight - solo. Now it takes on a whole
different meaning. SOLO - One Pilot Crew of a modern day transport
aircraft. You probably think that will never happen. Well, listen to our
Episode 379 and you'll hear that are some trying to make this happen.
Join us Monday, August 20th at 7:00 pm ET as we board a single-pilot
flight. See you at the Gate
We interview Keith O'Brien author of Fly Girls, New York Times best
seller. Join us as we ask Keith about his new book and what does it
take to be a best selling writer. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm ECT
Call in 213-816-1611.
2018 REPA Convention Charleston SC at the
Francis Marion Hotel. Your Radio Show Hosts interview the Retired
Eastern Pilots, wives and friends on the Convention floor. Join us at
1:00 pm ET as we depart of Flight 381. See you at the gate.
What really happened in Charleston? Hosts describe the 2018 Retired
Eastern Pilot Convention held this past week in Charleston, SC. We also
pay tribute to One of America's most tragic days - September 11th,
2001. Join us when we depart the Gate at 7:00 PM ET. See you onboard.
Episode 382 - EAL Radio Show
Your luggage may have its own destination.
Ever wonder why you and your luggage arrived at different destination?
What happens to lost (forever) baggage. The complete story of lost luggage baggage and where its final destination...
Radio Show Hall of Fame - 2018 broadcast. Eastern Executive, John P.
Ingle, Jr is our recipient posthumously. Please join us at 7:00 pm ET
when we honor John and his dedicated 41-year career with Eastern
Airlines. Call-in your memory and comments at 213-816-1611. See you at
Just when you think there are no more
terrific war stories that have gone untold, along comes The Escape
Artists. Bascomb has achieved that rare combination of impeccable
research and a page-turning narrative.? -The latest best seller from Neal Bascomb our guest for tonight's radio show. Tune in at 7:00 PM ET and ask the author questions. See you at the Gate.
Wrong Way Corrigan - What really went wrong. Here the actual Wrong Way
Corrigan tell in his own voice. Tune in for Episode 385 as the Cast
re-creates the story of the man and the flight. See you at the Gate
7:00 PM ET for our departure in the right direction.
interview Mr. Edward "Skip" Booth, an aviation attorney and historian
in tonight's broadcast. Join us for Episode 386 departing on the C -
Concourse at 7:00 PM ET Monday October 15th, 2018. See you at the Gate
Episode 387 - EAL Radio Show
Hello Mother, Hello Father - A song about
going off to camp. We do another "Brat" show. This is #3 shows about
growing up as an Eastern Kid, which we affectionately call "Brat." Add
your comment about growing up in an Eastern... more by calling in 213-816-1611 Monday 22nd at 7:00 pm
ET. See you at the Gate along with all the other C-3 pass riders.
Bermuda Triangle Center? There is no
Bermuda Triangle Center. Who is this and what kind of games are you
playing. Words that the crew on board Flight 388 wish they had never
heard. Were they being taken over by some mysterious Bermuda Triangle Center? There is no Bermuda Triangle Center. Who is
this and what kind of games are you playing. Words that the crew
on board Flight 388 wish they had never heard. Were they being taken
over by some mysterious force out of the past? You'll be on the edge of
your seat until the end of this mysterious Eastern flight into the
Bermuda Triangle. Join us Monday, October 29th at 7:00 pm ET when we
broadcast our annual Halloween show. Go to: www,blogtalkradio.com/capteddie to listen. Call-in at 213-816-1611.
Hostess, Stewardess, Flight Attendants; History of The Cabin Crew. From Flying Hostess to Flight Attendant we
turn back the years to the first class of professionals we now call
Flight Attendants. We start with the Flying Hostess, as Eastern called
them, to Stewardess we later knew them to be, and now Flight 389.
Lion Air, Veterans' Day and some EAL Trivia
are on the program for Monday, November 12th at 7:00 pm Eastern time.
Join us as we salute our Veterans. See you at the Gate for Flight 390.
America's Great Humanitarian Effort
- the Berlin Airlift with two special Guests. Many Eastern employees were given
leaves to join this post-war World War II airlift. We leave the Gate at 7pm ET.
Monday, November 19th.
Episode 392 - EAL Radio Show
The EAL Radio Show takes up the
topic of Lion Air Flight 610 with Special Guests. Tune in and Call in with your
comments. The flight leaves the Gate SUNDAY, November 25th at 7:00 pm ET.
www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie or... Call-in 213-816-1611.
393 - EAL Radio Show
OUT ! WATCH OUT !" shouted F/O Roger Holt. But
it was too late as the Eastern Constellation and the TWA B-707 hit in
midair. Join us as we pay tribute on the 53rd Anniversary of this
catastrophic accident between two airliners over the skies of Connecticut
December 4th, 1965. Our special guest is the Second Officer on the
Eastern Shuttle flight, Captain Emile Greenway. Go to:
www.blogtalkradio.com/capteddie. Call-in 213-816-1611. We depart the Gate
Monday December 3rd at 7 pm ET.
Episode 394 - EAL Radio Show
"Now what in the hell are you
doing!"....."I'll tell you when you can do that!" Tonight we
share what happens when tempers flare at 37,000 feet. Join us at 7:00 pm ET
Monday, December 10th. Our hosts and listeners share their stories of not getting along with
their superiors. Maybe you have a story you would like to share.
See you at the Gate on your best behavior.
Episode 395 - EAL Radio Show
"We're still at 2,000 feet,
right?"..."Hey—what's happening here?" Remembering Eastern Flight
401. December 29t, 1072 nearly 46 years ago an Eastern L-1011 crash in
the Everglades. We hope to have a special guest.
Episode 396 - EAL Radio Show
Christmas Music and Eastern Airlines on
Christmas Eve. It doesn't get any better. If you've got the Christmas
decorations complete and the presents are under the tree why not relax
with a few select songs on this joyous occasion. See you at.at the gate.
Episode 397 - EAL Radio Show:
What a fabulous year of EAL Radio Show
broadcasts! Putting this one together, I was amazed at the topics we
aired. I remember when we first went on the air - a cast of ONE - me. I
remember being told it would only last for a year or less
Episode 398 - EAL Radio Show:
Ernie Gann wrote the best seller Fate is
the Hunter in which he shares a few Eastern stories of fate and how it
takes different directions (Compass) and time (Clock) The late Captain
Bill Malone (ATL) tells the story titled The Compass and The Clock.
Names still around since the early 1900s
like Boeing, Lockheed, Martin will be Part One and then we remember The
Miracle on the Hudson. Be with us Monday, January 21st at 7:00 pm ET as
we depart the Gate with you onboard.
The aviation community lost a great airline
executive this past week - Herb Kelleher, Founder of Southwest
Airlines. Please join us for this tribute of a great American business
leader. We depart the Gate at 7:00 pm ET. See you onboard.