Aircraft Photo of 25206 | Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow Mk 2 | Canada - Air Force | AirHistory.net #125854
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:25206
Military Code:RL206
Aircraft Original Type:Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow
Aircraft Version:Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow Mk 2
C/n (msn):206
Operator / Titles:Canada - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Ottawa - RockcliffeMap
Region / Country:Ontario, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYRO   IATA: YRO   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:National Aviation Museum
 
Photo Date:September 1992
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 125854
Photo Comment

Nearly all that remains of Canada's Mach 2 Avro Arrow program. The first of five Mark 1 prototypes flew on March 25, 1958, but the program had been under scrutiny since 1957 by a newly elected government. The pictured aircraft was the first Arrow Mk 2 powered by the more powerful, yet lighter, Canadian designed Iroquois engine. It was being prepared for taxi testing when cancellation happened on February 20, 1959. 14,000 workers lost their job and all aircraft, engines, tooling and technical drawings were ordered scrapped.

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