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Learn more about Clyde Cessna, founder of the Cessna Company.
Which are the oldest airlines in the world still in operation?
In his book ‘Fight for the Sky’, Battle of Britain ace Douglas Bader described the siege of Malta as a fight for the key to the Mediterranean. “From June 1940 to November 1942, the island had 3 215 air raid warnings: an average of one every seven hours for two and a half years,” wrote Bader. That was the setting for the legend of ‘Faith’, ‘Hope’ and ‘Charity.’
“The silver lining is that the team has been cleared to fly, but now must return to home base in Moose Jaw in order to prepare for future airshows.”
Africa’s second largest country has an interesting but tragic history. This is a brief look at an unlikely air force which was formed in dire circumstances.