Episode 142 – Derrick Hubbard

Guest: Derrick Hubbard

Hosts: Dave Homewood

Recorded: 28th of October 2016

Released:  6th of April 2017

Duration:  57 minutes 40 seconds

Derrick was born in England, and as a young man he joined the Royal Air Force as an engineer during WWII. He trained at RAF Halton and worked in the RAF for 10 years. He then joined de Havillands during the time when the Comet jet airliner was being built. Later he worked for Fleetlands with the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. And then he came to New Zealand, where he joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force and served for 24 years here. He and his wife are now volunteer guides at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Derrick gave a talk at the Christchurch Forum Meet, but this one to one interview was recorded two days before.

Quick Links:

•  The Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Derrick on the mezzanine floor about the Atrium in the Air Force Museum of New Zealand

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