Frontier to First Class: Max Ward of Wardair*

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Frontier to First Class: Max Ward of Wardair*

  • 1997 ----- color ----- 45 min ----- vhs
  • Max Ward, the last of the legendary Canadian bush pilots, turned a single-engine Fox Moth biplane into Wardair, a multi-million dollar international airline famous for its first class service. An extraordinary entrepreneur, Ward's flying career started when he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force. His love of flying led him to become the most successful bush pilot in northern Canada. Clearly depicting the evolution of a dream into a reality and the challenges that come with it, this documenatry tells the inspiring story of a family enterprise that grew into a large corporation in an industry where few others have succeeded. (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Aero/Astronautics, Biography, Canadian Studies, Transportation)