I’d like to thank the National Post for the story about the finding of the remains of a model of the Avro Arrow. 148 more words
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TORONTO – A somewhat beaten-up test model used in the development of Canada’s much vaunted but secretive Avro Arrow fighter jet has been found covered in zebra mussels upside down on the bottom of Lake Ontario, expedition leaders announced Friday. 706 more words
TORONTO – Search crews say they have found a test model of the Avro Arrow, an advanced Canadian fighter jet that was controversially scrapped in 1959, on the floor of Lake Ontario. 283 more words
The Avro Arrow was Canada’s shot at the big leagues; the country’s chance to be a world leader.
“We were building one that was going to be equal to or better than what the big boys, the Americans the Russians and British, were building at the time,” explained Dr. 336 more words
By Jennifer Cheng
A mission to find nine models of the Avro Arrow — an advanced Canadian jet fighter that was controversially cancelled in 1959 — began Friday with a submarine scouring the waters of Lake Ontario in search of the free-flight prototypes. 598 more words
The search to find nine missing Avro Arrow prototypes, which were launched over Lake Ontario in the early 1950s, gets underway Friday.
An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) will begin to explore the waters off of Point Petre in Prince Edward County, an area thought to contain missing Avro Arrow test models. 251 more words