Neil Haislop's Nashville Update
Checkin' in with the top Stars


A few years ago, it might have seemed unpatriotic to fly a Russia airplane. But now that they are our buddies, Aaron Tippin is enjoying flying his Russian-made 1985 Wilga. The Wilga is an airplane that was used in the Soviet Union for low altitude reconnaissance and forward observation artillery shot placement. Aaron has been flying all around Liberty and Smithville, TN: "Folks just love the noise the big radial engine makes!"

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Neil Haislop

Neil is an independent producer/writer of country programming for syndicated radio, a broadcaster and an author (Giants of Country Music - Billboard Books), as well as the writer of a Nashville news service to radio and For more than two decades, he's interviewed every major country music star. Haislop produced and wrote more than a dozen superstar radio specials in the last two years alone, including profiles of Shania Twain, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Clint Black, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, Alabama and Garth Brooks.

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Feb 03, 2004

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