Wing Commander (ret) Jim Treadwell AFC OAM,
(Interviewer Gareth McCray OAM)
Wing Commander retired Jim Treadwell AFC OAM, a highly qualified and experienced Air Force pilot and leader. He flew fighters for most of his life including Meteors, Sabres and Mirages.
Jim talks about highlights of his career while taking part in the first Sabre Ferry to Butterworth, Malaya, flying on operations during the Malayan Emergency, deploying to Ubon, Thailand as part of the air defence of Thailand during the Vietnam War and then also serving during Indonesian Confrontation.
In 1977 he resigned from the Air Force to become a farmer.