Post by Dave Homewood on Mar 30, 2017 10:53:34 GMT 12
The Wings Over New Zealand Show Episode 141 is now online, featuring a mix of speakers from the September 2016 WONZ Forum Meet in Te Atatu, Auckland.
The speakers include: - Peter Mason, who has worked for the RNZAF for fifty odd years, first as a Safety and Surface Worker, then as a Helicopter Crewman, then as an Air Loadmaster, and as a Bandsman, and now works in Air Movements at RNZAF Base Whenuapai.
- Peter Lewis who is talking about the Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand's attempts to modernise and appeal to younger aviation enthusiasts.
- Warwick Jones talks about the Royal Aeronautical Society's activities too.
- Cliff Hawley details his days in the 1950's Compulsory Military Training Scheme where he ended up a member of the RNZAF's Light Anti-Aircraft Squadron, a Hobsonville-based Bofors gun unit.
- Norm Sanson talks about his experiences as a pilot of the Grumman Widgeon and Goose flying boats in the small maritime airlines of New Zealand and up in the Pacific.