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Celebrating Canada’s Century of Aviation Achievement

There are those who ignore the protests of their detractors and courageously soldier on, pursuing whatever it is they believe in. Sometimes their tenacity is mistaken for "stubbornness," and their visions disregarded as "folly."  Sometimes they fail; other times they succeed.


January 30, 2009
By Drew McCarthy

There are those who ignore the protests of their detractors and courageously soldier on, pursuing whatever it is they believe in. Sometimes their tenacity is mistaken for "stubbornness," and their visions disregarded as "folly."  Sometimes they fail; other times they succeed.

"Stubborn fools" or "tireless visionaries," no matter how you see them, they've built Canadian aviation over the past 100 years. So let's join together in 2009 to pay  tribute to their courage, intelligence and perseverance as we celebrate "100 Years of Powered flight in Canada."

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