Highlights/CF-105

Internet, Science and 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» 

Economy, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

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»