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The Avro Canada Jetliner

Old 8th Aug 2022, 22:26
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The Avro Canada Jetliner

A sad story.
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An excellent documentary.

I had no idea that the original concept was an Avon-powered twin.
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Is there more to this than the video says? Perhaps a similar story and backroom (and dirty) politics to the Avro Arrow?

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The Avro Ashton was a similar looking aircraft but developed from the Tudor.
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I remember doing a regional jet presentation to Air Canada in the late 1980s.

After we had finished, one wizened exec went to his filing cabinet and pulled out a dusty brochure from 1949 ...
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
I remember doing a regional jet presentation to Air Canada in the late 1980s.

After we had finished, one wizened exec went to his filing cabinet and pulled out a dusty brochure from 1949 ...
In similar vein, when a certain favorite airline was going through the pain of ATP service introduction someone found a Flight Magazine piece from 1946, and the subject the problems BOAC were having with the Tudor service introduction.
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