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Avro Arrow Blueprints

Here’s something I bet you don’t see every day.

For fans of Canada’s airplane the AVRO Arrow, here are some photos I took of a copy of blueprints I have. 323 more words

Heavier-Than-Air

Letters: Déjà vu over the fighter jet debate

Re: The Fighter Jets Of Tomorrow, Michael Byers, Sept. 2.
Michael Byers’ claim that manned fighter jets are a thing of the past and replacing our aged, now tiny fleet with the new F-35s or some equivalent would be an “expensive mistake,” jarred me into déjà vu. 1,050 more words

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Phoenix?

OTTAWA—A consortium of Canadian manufacturers sought to go back in time to help move Canada’s air force into the future.

Documents obtained by Global News indicate the storied CF-105 Avro Arrow was put forward as an alternative to the purchase of F-35 stealth fighter jets. 235 more words

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Avro Arrow: Canadian #AtoZChallenge

Good morning!  I didn’t have a theme reveal, but I decided – since I’m a Canadian living in Colorado – that I am going to focus my… 318 more words

57 Years Since Avro Arrow was Cancelled

February 20th, 2016 marks the 57th anniversary of the Canadian Government’s decision to cancel production of the CF-105 Avro Arrow.

The Avro Arrow was originally conceived to be an interceptor plane for the… 438 more words

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AVRO Arrow

Avro Arrow (CF-105), an advanced, supersonic, twin-engined, all-weather interceptor jet aircraft developed by A.V. Roe of Canada from 1949 until the government’s controversial cancellation of the project in 1959. 7 more words

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