LiveAirShow TV profiles Jerry ‘Jive’ Kerby

Every wonder why a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who’s flown some of the most powerful jets around would want to get into an RV-8 for an airshow act?

The folks at LiveAirShow TV wondered that very thing, and caught up with Jerry “Jive” Kerby at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show last fall to ask that question.

Jive int 1He was performing as the flight lead for the Black Diamond Jet Team, but the folks at LiveAirShow TV had seen him fly his RV-8 named “Wild Blue” at Oshkosh earlier in the summer.

“Wild Blue is a little RV-8 that wants to be a fighter jet,” he says.

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Jive and Lunar 1

This story was a collaborative effort in conjunction with the Baylor University Film and Digital Media Department. Senior Rhett Gill is working with LiveAirShowTV this semester as an independent study. Rhett had to get up to speed on the world of aviation and airshows, and he caught on quickly. Watch for another story from him very soon.

As the airshow season gets off the staring line, LiveAirShowTV is on board. Watch for reports from Wings Over South Texas/NAS Kingsville, as well as SUN ’n FUN in April.

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