Underwater search commences for flight models of famous Canadian jet fighter
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One of the actual Avro Arrows – not one of the models – is rolled out

Canada may not be known for its jet fighters now, but in the 1950s it was working on an aircraft that many people say represented the state of the art – it was the Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow, better known simply as the Avro Arrow. Unfortunately the program was scrapped by the federal government in 1959, and all six completed (or near-complete) aircraft were ordered to be destroyed. Although those planes are long-gone, a project has recently been launched to retrieve nine scale models from the bottom of Lake Ontario.

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