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Was the Avro Arrow killed by a Genie?

Much has been written about the demise of the CF-105 Avro Arrow – high cost, government incompetence, American interference.  Or was it something more mundane?  The introduction of the 1.5 kiloton Genie nuclear missile and surface-to-air missiles were the most likely culprits. With a kill box the size of three football fields the Genie negated […]

Avro Arrow – Nuclear Demise?

Over the decades much has been written about the demise of the delta winged CF-105 Avro Arrow.  There is a great deal of mystery surrounding this magnificent aircraft.  Conspiracy theories abound.  While more terrestrial reasons for its cancellation are most likely – high cost, government incompetence or personnel antipathy, I did come across a passage […]