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The Arrow, Dow, James

Author Name    Dow, James

Title   The Arrow

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; First Printing

Publisher   Toronto Lorimer 1979

ISBN Number    0888622821 / 9780888622822

Illustrator   Illustrated by B&W Plates

Seller ID   15444

Dust jacket scuffed with sticker damage lower front & base of spine, gift notation front free end paper ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 160 pages; On February 20, 1959, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker announced to the House of Commons the cancellation of the CF-105 Arrow. Its development costs to that time were $340 million. The Arrow was to be the world’s unsurpassed interceptor aircraft. Yet within two months of the Prime Minister’s announcement, six completed aircraft were dismantled and all papers and documents associated with the project were destroyed. Here is the history and development of the Arrow – the plane that would make Canada the leader in supersonic flight technology. The Arrow was designed to fly at twice the speed of sound and carry the most advanced missile weapons system.

Avro Arrow CF-105 diefenbaker

Price = 18.50 USD



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