Destruction of a Dream Box Set


For the first time a bilingual four volume series tells the story of the Avro Canada company.

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- The first volume, A. V. Roe Canada's "Per Ardua Ad Astra", recounts the rise of the company, from its birth as National Steel Car up to the manufacturing of the CF-105 Arrow. The subjects covered include Second World War achievements, post-war adaptation, the C-102 Jetliner, the CF-100 Canuck,the CF-103 and the start of the CF-105 project.

- The second volume, Supersonic Dreams – At the dawn of a new era, is dedicated to the Arrow, from its rollout to the RCAF's acquisition of the Bomarc missile.

- The third volume, Seeds of Suspicion, deals with the last weeks of the Arrow project until "Black Friday".

- The fourth and final volume, Master in our own house?, discusses the project cancellation, the destruction of aircraft, engines and materials, post-Arrow projects, "Avroites" reunions and work at the Malton plant, including Orenda, until its demolition in 2003.