Throwback Thursday
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FBF (Flashback Friday) in Aviation History: Mohawk Airlines

Founded in 1945 by aerial photographer C.S. Robinson, Mohawk Airlines started out at Ithaca Municipal Airport in New York under the name Robinson Aviation. On April 6, 1945, the company took to the skies with their inaugural passenger flight, launching their three-passenger Fairchild F-24s into service. In the early years, Robinson sustained airline operations by depending on several local investment sources, including Cornell University, Ithaca Enterprises, and the Cooperative Grange League Federation Exchange. However, the most involved investor was Edwin Albert…