Episode 85 – Noel Kruse Part Eleven

Guest: Noel Kruse

Host: Dave Homewood

Duration: 1 hour 17 minutes, 28 seconds

Recorded: 28th of July 2015

Published: 6th of September 2015

Topic: In this episode of the WONZ Show we continue the story of Noel Kruse’s aviation career. He talks about his time as a pilot, Flight Commander and then Commanding officer with No. 38 Squadron RAAF, flying the venerable transport aircraft, the DHC Caribou – including more seat of the pants flying in Papua New Guinea. And Noel also talks about some of his ground roles, including a posting as an Education Officer, teaching skilled RAAF tradesmen how to pass on their knowledge to younger airmen. And we hear the superb story of Noel’s last proper operational flight in the RAAF, bringing a Caribou home, around the world, from Pakistan to RAAF Richmond in Australia.

By the way the small music clip comes from Danosongs and is called Magic Ghost

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