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"I Built the Avro Arrow"

STORY BY: Chris Thomson
YEAR: 1996
LOCATION: Winnipeg, MB

Chris tells us how he built the Avro Arrow - well, the replica from the 1996 CBC movie. His grandfather was in the Royal Canadian Air Force, and had always talked about the Arrow's significance. Chris didn't understand until he worked on the replica. He realized that "it was a great plane, it should have been built, and it pretty much destroyed the aviation of Canada" when it was cancelled in the late 1950s. Thanks for sharing, Chris.

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