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.

Canadian F-5.  The Canadair CF-5 was the Canadair licensed-built version of the American Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter aircraft primarily for the Canadian Forces and the Royal Netherlands Air Force. The CF-5 was upgraded periodically throughout its service career in Canada. The Canadian Forces retired the type in 1995, although CF-5s continued to be used by other countries into the early 21st century.

Canadian The Canadair was the Canadair licensed-built version of the American Northrop Freedom Fighter. Note the moose on the tailfin.

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Canadair Starfighter - Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Built under licence in Canada

Wings in the sky

Royal Canadian Air Force McDonnell-Douglas Hornet in "Century of Canadian Flight" livery

'We were incredibly close': A photograph taken of the Canadian Lancaster bomber from on bo...

Crowds gathered to watch the historic moment the world's last two airworthy Lancaster Bombers flew over Windermere, in Cumbria, today to honour Archie Johnstone, a Dambusters veteran.

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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter by Teodoro Lolo - issuu

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

Flight of a lifetime: The Canadian Lancaster bomber flies above the UK as MailOnline films footage from a light aircraft soaring just feet away

Incredible footage captured alongside legendary Lancaster bomber

Lancaster Bombers stage fly-past over Windermere to honour veteran

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