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Canada Aviation and Space Museum

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Admission: 15 dollars for adults and 10 dollars for children (3–17) but if you are in the vicinity between 4–5 PM admission is free. 157 more words


Agile Huey

In Apocalypse Now Frances Coppola’s popular Vietnam war film agile Huey  shown attacking Viet Cong with rockets and machine-guns blazing while Wagner’s Ride of Valkyries… 232 more words


Popular legend

Ever since secret project was abruptly terminated during Diefenbaker era a popular legend evolved regarding Canada’s position in today’s advanced military jet aircraft.

Armchair experts insist that the Diefenbaker Conservative government set Canadian aerospace back allowing others primarily the USA to benefit from all the very expensive research already done as well as from all the technical staff Avro laid off. 199 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


Primed To Detonate

Pile of lethal primed to detonate WWII steel cased high explosive bombs rest below a vintage Canadian Lancaster heavy bomber display inside the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa. 142 more words