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Avro Canada F-112A Arrow - 186th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, Montana ANG, 1973

 

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Happy with this but just cannot get a number decal on the fin. Will try with a fresh head on tomorrow...

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Who squashed this the US or UK, or both?

 

Your govt did, our Prime Minister was just someone who could not say no to them,

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Sure, you keep believing that. Not that there weren't internal issues in the Diefenbaker government or at Avro or anything....

 

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looks good in USAF markings!

 

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I have "Fall of the Arrow" on pdf, if anyone wants it.

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Correct, Fast Cargo.

 

On that topic, here is a good thesis on the Arrow programme, and Canadian defence procurement at that time.

 

http://scaa.usask.ca/gallery/arrow/thesis/index.htm

 

You might also look for CBC's documentary "There Never Was An Arrow" and this radio interview:

 

And Wrench, yes please! Absolutely!

 

By the way, I am currently working on Canadian Spey Phantoms (RCN and RCAF). I don't think there was much an Arrow could do that a Phantom couldn't.

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If y'all decide to discuss this, please keep it civil. There are plenty of people who still think of this as a hot button issue.

 

FC

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Avro Canada F-112C Arrow - 318th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, USAF Aerospace Defense Command, 1976

 

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And another 186th FIS Arrow...

 

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