Requiem for A Giant

Requiem for A Giant

A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow

Book - 2003
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No Canadian company has fuelled as much speculation about its demise as A.V. Roe Canada Limited. When its name was erased off the corporate map in 1962, A.V. Roe's most ambitious undertakings - the Jetliner, the Iroquois Engine, and the Arrow - were reduced to scrap.

In Requiem for a Giant: A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow , Palmiro Campagna supplies us with new information to help dispel the myths surrounding the company. With an array of recently declassified documents, Campagna investigates the star projects of A.V. Roe Canada.

Was the C-102 Jetliner technically flawed?

Was the Avrocar a failure?

Was the cost of the Arrow program spiralling out of control as historians have maintained?

These questions and many others are put to rest in Requiem for a Giant .

Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, c2003.
ISBN: 9781550024388
Branch Call Number: 338.4762374640971 Cam 3583tc 1
338.4762374640971 Cam 3583uc 1
338.4762374640971 Cam 3583mc 1
338.4762374640971 Cam 3583ml 1
338.4762374640971 Cam 3583tv 1
Characteristics: 226 p. : ill.


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