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Amazing Arrow artefacts re-surface 61 years after ‘Black Friday’

The story of Canada’s CF-105 Avro Arrow jet interceptor remains arguably the most controversial chapter in Canadian aviation history, Now surprising blueprints of the Canadian supersonic jet interceptor developed by the Canadian A.V Roe company in the late 1950’s, have »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Avro Arrow: legendary jet replica languishes

The CF-105 Avro Arrow retains a vivid place in the minds of Canadian aviation and aerospace buffs. The sleek interceptor symbolizes Canadian innovation and what could have been, should have been, Canada’s leading place in aerospace. After an outstandingly promising »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

The Arrow will live and fly again!

Avro Arrow airworthy replica nearing completion It was 60 years ago this month that one of the world’s greatest interceptors took to the skies for the first time. Built by the A.V Roe Company of Malton, near Toronto Ontario, the »

Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

They found one! Avro Arrow test model located

Latest hi-tech effort finds model on Lake Ontario floor. It has been an ongoing source of often heated debate including allegations of international conspiracies, cover-ups, bureaucratic meddling, a secret flight to a foreign land, and more. The 1950’s era CF-105 »

International, Society

The Arrow legend: mystery, intrigue, search for last artefacts

It was a world-leading state-of-the-art jet interceptor. Indeed it seemed Canada would become a world leader in aerospace with the development of the CF-105 Avro Arrow, and its powerful new Canadian designed engines.   With the first planes completed and »

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Canada History Feb 20, 1959; Death of a national dream

It was truly a “black Friday”. The date was February 20th, 1959.  It was sudden, it was unexpected, it was brutal. An announcement from Canada’s Parliament that Friday immediately affected thousands of workers at the AV Roe aerospace plant near »

Politics, Society

History: March 25, 1958- an amazing dream takes flight

Shortly before 10:00 AM on that day, the distinctive roar of military jet engines was heard in Malton just outside Toronto. First two jet fighters rolled down the runway, a Canadian built CF-100, and a Canadian contract built CF-86. They »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Black Friday 1959, Avro Arrow- the death of a future legend

It was on February 20th  1959, a day that became known as “black Friday”, that a sudden and unexpected announcement from the nation’s capital shocked the many thousands of workers at an aerospace plant near Toronto, Ontario. Canada’s then Prime »