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Requiem for a Giant: A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow

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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 informatio
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Paperback, 260 pages
Published June 15th 2003 by Dundurn
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I am a retired engineer. As a researcher, writer, I have been responsible for having declassified the largest group of documents on the Avro Arrow, putting to bed many of the myths surrounding this chapter in Canadian history. I have answered the key questions of who ordered the destruction of the completed aircraft and all technical information and added insight into why the project was canceled. ...more