Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow

A plane that exceeded all expectations. The program was mysteriously cancelled by the Canadian government and all aircraft were destroyed.

A 1950's supersonic all-weather interceptor that was way ahead of it's time.. Its design and look were a radical departure from what existed at the time.. First to be designed by digital computers and had major parts CNC milled.. First fly-by-wire with force-feedback.. First high-wing design (copied on the F-15, F-22, Su-27, MiG-29, MiG 25 etc.).. First by-pass engine design.. and much more.. See the complete list after the jump..

Avro Arrow: A Canadian supersonic all-weather interceptor that was way ahead of its time.

Avro Arrow fighter jet

RCAF Avro Arrow fighter jet- What should've been. An probably still better than the proposed junk

Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow

Avro Canada Arrow This appears to be the (non flying) Arrow replica built be volunteers at the Canadian Air & Space Museum that was at the Downsview airbase.


RCAF 2015 Demo with special Battle of Britain's anniversary scheme