In expanding its overseas missionary programme during the late 1940s, the Assemblies of God USA recognised the value of air transport. A C-46 Commando and a B-17 Flying Fortress became its aerial Ambassadors
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
To many, the use of aircraft by the Assemblies of God USA was a definite blessing. A few others considered it more of a curse. What is beyond doubt, though, is that this very special operation with two heavy ex-military aeroplanes blazed a trail all of its own. It certainly became a unique chapter in the histories of both the Curtiss C-46 Commando and the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress.