Episode 18 – Forum Meet At Biggin Hill Hangar

Episode Eighteen – Forum Meet At Biggin Hill Hangar
RNZAF Base Ohakea 2012

Guests: Brendon Deere, with support from Guy Stevenson and Kelly Rankin

Host: Dave Homewood

Duration: 57 minutes, 03 seconds

Topic: This is a recording of the really fascinating talk that warbird owner, historian and author Brendon Deere gave to around forty assembled Wings Over New Zealand Aviation Forum members at the special Forum Meet we had in his Biggin Hill hangar.

Brendon talks about the Winjeel owned by Guy Stevenson, plus his own North American Harvard NZ1037, his recently acquired Grumman TBM Avenger “Plonky”, his beloved Spitfire Mk. IX PV270, and more. He also talks about his books and his famous uncle, kiwi fighter ace Alan Deere.

Quick Links:

•  Brendon Deere’s Spitfire Website

•  Brendon’s Spitifre: Return To Flight Book Reviewed

•  The thread on the Forum Meet visit to the hangar, including photos in the latter pages

•  Jones Air Crop Dusting on Youtube – as Mentioned By Brendon in the Talk

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>