Monday, April 28, 2008

Osborne 'Ossie' James Hawkins 1924-2010

Ossie Hawkins started flying with the RNZAF in 1942 and came to the UK in 1951 and joined the RAF, serving in night fighter squadrons. He was posted to RAE Farnborough in 1954 and subsequently to ETPS. He then went to ‘A’ Sqn at Boscombe Down. He joined Gloster Aircraft as a test pilot before joining A.V. Roe. He was involved with Vulcan and H.S.748 testing.