Hi all, A few months ago my Dad got a couple of shopping bags full of aviation VHS cassettes and DVDs from a charity shop. One of them was a two-tape set all about 40Sqn RNZAF, and I thought some members would be interested to watch it (or rewatch):
It’s interesting, watching this film at the beginning of 2021, to hear narrator Bill McCarthy relate the squadron’s difficulty in maintaining the aging Herks back in the early 90s as they’d never had to deal with a fleet of such old aircraft!
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As the airforce Public Relations Officer in the 1990s I assisted Terry Garmonsway in co-ordinating the interviews and advising on the historical aspects of this video. It was great to get Laurie Bade in the film as the man who successfully flew NZ3501 back to whenuapai in a wing and a half after the collision with the Ventura