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Author Campagna, Palmiro.

Title Requiem for a giant : A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow / Palmiro Campagna
Published Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Group, ©2003


Description 1 online resource
Series desLibris. Books collection
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 -- Beginnings; Chapter 2 -- Jet Jitters; Chapter 3 -- "Unsellable"; Chapter 4 -- Criticism; Chapter 5 -- NORAD; Chapter 6 -- Who Needs the Bomarc?; Chapter 7 -- The Arrow: The Pearson Perspective; Chapter 8 -- How Much is Too Much?; Chapter 9 -- Termination, Speculation, and the End of A.V. Roe Canada; Chapter 10 -- In the News; Chapter 11 -- Questions and Answers; Appendix -- The Secret Files; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary No Canadian company has fuelled as much speculation about its demise as A.V. Roe Canada Limited. When its name was erased off the corporate map in 1962, A.V. Roe's most ambitious undertakings - the Jetliner, the Iroquois Engine, and the Arrow - were reduced to scrap. In Requiem for a Giant: A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow, Palmiro Campagna supplies us with new information to help dispel the myths surrounding the company. With an array of recently declassified documents, Campagna investigates the star projects of A.V. Roe Canada. Was the C-102 Jetliner technically flawed? Was the Avrocar a fai
Notes "A Hounslow Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220) and index
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Subject A.V. Roe Canada Limited -- History
SUBJECT A.V. Roe Canada Limited fast
Subject Avro Arrow (Jet fighter plane)
Aircraft industry -- Canada -- History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Service.
Aircraft industry
Avro Arrow (Jet fighter plane)
Politics and government
SUBJECT Canada -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980.
Subject Canada
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1550024388
Other Titles A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow