Tags » Avro Arrow

The Roundup #72

It’s been a week of finding things, including some rather joy-inducing Canadian things. Here’s this week’s roundup. Enjoy!

From the CBC:

Two of the nine prototypes of the… 201 more words


Pictures, video show Avro Arrow model covered in mussels at bottom of Lake Ontario

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


Avro Arrow prototype found at bottom of Lake Ontario: expedition team

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


Mini-submarine launched in Lake Ontario to uncover the Avro Arrow

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


Submarine scours Lake Ontario as search for lost Avro Arrow prototypes starts

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


Hunt for lost Avro Arrow models in Lake Ontario gets underway

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