DEWLINEDistant Early Warning Line (usually seen as DEW LINE)
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(22) A 1958 personnel document listed 'Eskimo' as a job category; see 'Status of Canadian Personnel on the Dewline, Effective: 31 March 1958', RG 24, Acc.
The Distant Early Warning (DEWline) radar network and the White Alice tropo-scatter radio communication systems had originally brought the first modern global access to some of the communities in the area.
Robert "Bobby" Sholton and Maurice Carlson founded the company in 1956 as a charter airfreight service with two C-82 "Flying Boxcars." The airline built its reputation on its ability to deliver outsized equipment, such as generators and vehicles, to remote DEWline sites and mining camps.