63 – Flying the CF-104 Starfighter over Germany

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Laurie Hawn is a retired Canadian Member of Parliament and former career fighter pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force.   

Laurie tells the story of low level delivery of nuclear weapons via the Starfighter as well as conventional missions. Also we get insight into the escape, evasion and interrogation training given to NATO pilots. 

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Now back to today’s episode where you won’t want to miss the full story of how Laurie got his nickname of “Hawnski”.

Documentary on the Canadian Air Group in Germany made in 1981

 

A walk around a Starfighter.

Low level Starfighter flight around German castles. 

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