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Episode 78 – Frank Parker on the FW190

Guest: Frank Parker Host: Dave Homewood Duration: 25 minutes, 24 seconds Topic: In this episode, another recording from the Wings Over New Zealand Forum Meet at the New Zealand Warbirds Association hangar at Ardmore, we hear from NZ Warbirds President Frank Parker, who talks about his experiences flying New Zealand’s one and [...]

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21 Feb 2015

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WONZ 211 – Paul Harrison

Main Speaker: Squadron Leader Paul Harrison (RNZAF, rtd) Other Speaker: Dave Homewood Recorded: 1st of September 2019 Released:  1st of January 2020 Duration: 56 minutes 13 seconds In this talk given at the 2019 Wings Over New Zealand Forum Meet at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram, Christchurch, S/Ldr Paul Harrison talks about his long and [...]

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1 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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WONZ 210 – Alex Liggett – Mosquito HR339

Main Speaker: Alexander Liggett Other Speaker: Dave Homewood Recorded: 1st of September 2019 Released: 5th of December 2019 Duration: 38 minutes 3 seconds In this talk given by Alex Liggett, President of Ferrymead Aeronautical Society, at the recent Wings Over New Zealand Forum Meet at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram, Christchurch, we hear about the de Havilland [...]

38mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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WONZ 209 – Buck Harrison – Helicopter Crewman

Main Speaker: Warrant Officer Keith “Buck” Harrison, RNZAF Retired Other Speaker: Dave Homewood Recorded: 1st of September 2019 Released: 31st of October 2019 Duration: 51 minutes 51 seconds This is the third episode from the recent Wings Over New Zealand Forum Meet at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram, Christchurch. We hear a talk given by Buck Harrison who joined [...]

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31 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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WONZ 208 – The Tiger Moth Club of New Zealand 50th Anniversary Fly-In

Guests: Loretta McGarry, Bob McGarry, Amanda Rutland, Jim Lawson and Keith Skilling Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 19th of October 2019 Released: 25th of October 2019 Duration: 56 minutes 43 seconds On the weekend of the 18th to the 20th of October 2019 the Tiger Moth Club of New Zealand held a special commemorative Fly-In at Taumarunui Aerodrome, in the heart [...]

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25 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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WONZ 207 – Andy Love on Aerobatics

Main Speaker: Andrew Love Other Speaker: Dave Homewood Recorded: 1st of September 2019 Released: 11th of October 2019 Duration: 35 minutes 19 seconds This is the second episode from the recent Wings Over New Zealand Forum Meet at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram, Christchurch. We hear a talk given by Andy Love about aerobatics. Andy is a pilot and [...]

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25 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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WONZ 206 – Louisa Hormann on The Guinea Pig Club

Main Speaker: Louisa Hormann, Archives Technician at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand Other Speakers: Dave Homewood and W/C Brett Marshall Recorded: 1st of September 2019 Released: 25th of September 2019 Duration: 39 minutes 50 seconds This is the first episode from the recent Wings Over New Zealand Forum Meet at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram, Christchurch. [...]

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25 Sep 2019

Rank #7

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WONZ 205 – The World of Jimmy Ward VC

Main Speaker: Des Underwood Other Speakers: Jack Best (Introducing the event), Greg Brownless (Mayor of Tauranga) Recorded: 6th of September 2019 Released: 15th of September 2019 Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes 52 seconds In this episode we hear a recording from the Fourth Annual Jean Batten Lecture, presented by Des Underwood to the Bay of Plenty Branch of the [...]

1hr 25mins

15 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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WONZ 204 – W/C Brett Marshall

Guest: Wing Commander Brett Marshall RNZAF, Director of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 2nd of September 2019 Released: 5th of September 2019 Duration: 41 minutes 20 seconds In this episode Dave Homewood sits down with Wing Commander Brett Marshall, RNZAF, who was recently appointed to the role of Director of the [...]

41mins

5 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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WONZ 203 – Warren Denholm on Mosquito PZ474

Guest: Warren Denholm of Avspecs Ltd, aka Wal Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 19th of August 2019 Released: 24th of August 2019 Duration: 44 minutes 2 seconds In this episode Dave Homewood visits Wal Denholm in his office at Avspecs Ltd., the Ardmore-based warbird restoration company, to discuss the restoration and recent success with de Havilland Mosquito FB.6 PZ474. This [...]

44mins

24 Aug 2019

Rank #10

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WONZ 202 – Nevill Clarke

Guest: Nevill ClarkeF/Lt William Paul Nevill Clarke, AFC, (cvsa). (5 Nov 1921 – 22 Aug 2019) Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 6th of February 2019 Released: 6th of August 2019 Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes 27 seconds In this episode Dave Homewood and Bevan Dewes visited 97-year-old veteran RNZAF pilot Nevill Clarke at his retirement village home in Northcote. Nevill was [...]

1hr 15mins

6 Aug 2019

Rank #11

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WONZ 201 – John Hansen

Guest: John Hansen Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 16th of June 2019 Released: 24th of July 2019 Duration: 1 hour 48 minutes 35 seconds In this episode Dave Homewood sat down with aeronautical engineer and recreational pilot John Hansen, in his hangar at his private strip at Pokuru. John talks about his life in aviation, from watching the topdressers as a kid [...]

1hr 48mins

23 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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WONZ 200 – 200th WONZ Show

Guest: Bevan Dewes Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 8th of July 2019 Released: 10th of July 2019 Duration: 57 minutes 17 seconds The show is finally back after a long hiatus, and with our 200 Wings Over New Zealand Show. Host Dave Homewood is joined by one of his best friends, Bevan Dewes , who is [...]

57mins

10 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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WONZ 199 – Bill Rolfe

Guest: Bill Rolfe Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 29th of June 2013 Released: 19th of January 2019 Duration: 54 minutes 07 seconds To mark the return to flight of de Havilland Mosquito PZ474 (aka NZ2384, ZK-BCV and N9909F) on the 13th of January 2019, we have a special treat. Dave Homewood has pulled a fascinating and [...]

54mins

19 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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WONZ 198 – Chris Pote

Guest: Wing Commander Chris Pote, RAF Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 7th of January 2019 Released: 11th of January 2019 Duration: 57 minutes 55 seconds In this episode Dave Homewood talks with Wing Commander Chris Pote, of the Royal Air Force, who recently in November and December 2018 made an epic flight in a Eurostar light sport aircraft all the way from Great Britain to New [...]

57mins

11 Jan 2019

Rank #15

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WONZ 197 – Christmas Forum 2018

Guests: Bevan Dewes and Matt Austin Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 20th of December 2018 Released: 23rd of December 2018 Duration:  2 hours 12 minutes 23 seconds This episode of the WONZ Show sees the return of the popular “The Forum” format where Dave talks with guests Bevan Dewes and Matt Austin in a panel style show. They discuss that [...]

2hr 12mins

23 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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WONZ 196 – Cold War Pilots

Guests: Graeme Gleeson and Dick Ingham Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 8th of December 2018 Released: 14th of December 2018 Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes 43 seconds This episode has the other two speakers at the recent WONZ Christmas Party 2018, which was held at the Fly DC3 Hangar at Ardmore Airport. This follows on from WONZ [...]

1hr 10mins

14 Dec 2018

Rank #17

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WONZ 195 – WONZ Christmas Party: Allan Emett

WWII Corsair pilot Alan Emett talks to a live audience about his wartime experiences [...]

59mins

10 Dec 2018

Rank #18

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WONZ 194 – John Denton

Guest: John Denton Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 23rd of September 2018 Released: 23rd of November 2018 Duration: 1 hour 38 minutes 43 seconds In this episode John Denton talks about his aviation experiences, from the days when he flew in the Royal New Zealand Air Force and later with Air New Zealand, and with New [...]

1hr 38mins

23 Nov 2018

Rank #19

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WONZ 193 – CAA at Black Sands 2018

Speakers: Bruce Cooke (SAANZ Waikato and Bay of Plenty Chapter Secretary) Paula Moore (Flight Operations Team Leader, Recreational Aviation, NZ CAA) Doug Hamilton (Flight Operations Inspector, Recreational Aviation, NZ CAA) Host: Dave Homewood Recorded: 3rd of November 2018 Released: 6th of November 2018 Duration: 38 minutes 38 second In this episode we hear a live [...]

38mins

6 Nov 2018

Rank #20