The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

World War II Aircraft Flying At Memphis Air Show

B-17 Flying Fortress
Three iconic aircraft from World War II will take to the skies again at the Memphis Air Show, May 13-14 at the Memphis-Millington Airport.  The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Texas Raiders will offer tours of the aircraft as well as a limited number of 25 minutes flights. 
The North American P-51 Mustang Quick Silver will also give demonstration flights, as will the Vaught F4U Corsair, Korean War Hero

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