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17. Continuing: The Skyway timeline (1980-1999; unk-5,5 tons)
Edited on Thu Jun-15-06 03:00 PM by DrDebug
On July 2, 1980, Bath was named company president of Cotopax Investments, registered in the Cayman Islands. On July 24, 1980, the name was changed to Skyway Aircraft Leasing Ltd. The company board then resigned en masse, leaving Bath as a sole director. On April 26, 1985, two of the three previous owners, Cayhaven Corporate Services and Bird, formed I.C., Inc. which Oliver North used to supply money to the Contras (1).

The company acted as a supplier of large passenger and air cargo jets. At one point, it leased a $10 million Gulfstream II jet to the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., which was controlled by Sheikh Zayed, the late first president of the United Arab Emirates (2). In 1986 Skyway changed hands to Caledonian Bank and Trust. After a Washington Post report about I.C. Inc. on March 7, 1987 it was renamed Skyways International and was handed over to the Saudis. (1)

It is not clear which Saudis it was handed to, however it was probably more or less parked to rest after Iran-Contra and the story picks up again when the Skyways get busted with 2 tons in Paris in May 16, 1999 (3)

After that little problem, it is probably parked again to let it cool off and probably changes hands a couple of times until when the Hopsicker story gets added.

Skyway later gets $7m from duPont investment (4) and therefore Lantax (5), a venture capital firm buys Skyway. The point is that duPont investment doesn't exists and therefore it gets terminated (6).

Of course Lantax doesn't seem to exists either except for their problems with Skyway, so that's a bogus company of wealthy foreign investers supplying venture capital. It's probably only existed to get rid of Skyway. And then we have the OP.

Wayne Madsen (7) alledges that there is a link between 1999 and the current Skyway, however he doesn't supply references. If those references exists then there is a direct line from the original James Bath construction via Iran Contra via the Saudis to Mohammed Atta and Huffman Aviation and from there to Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda and 9/11.

Sources:
1. The Mafia, CIA and George Bush by Pete Brewton, http://www.pinknoiz.com/covert/brewton.html
2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_R._Bath (mentioned on other sites as well)
3. http://www.theleftcoaster.com/archives/001709.php
4. http://www.shephard.co.uk/Inflight/NewsArchiveView.aspx?m=9&y=2004&t=1
5. http://www.airfax.com/airfax/releases/showrelease.asp?id=1275
6. http://www.secinfo.com/d1zWxj.16w.htm
7. http://www.waynemadsenreport.com/2006_04080426.php
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