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
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
"A Hounslow Book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220) and index