The Spoop Files Podcast

Case File #14: Strike True, Avro Arrow!

August 15, 2018

This week on The Spoop Files, Alex, Myia, and special guest Dan take aim at Canada's most mythical plane. You heard me, we're talking about the Avro CF-105 Arrow!

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Supplementary Files

 

The Avro CF-105 Arrow

https://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=680#specs - Technical specs and an interesting little article about the Arrow

https://www.globalaircraft.org/planes/cf-105_avro_arrow.pl - More tech specs with some interesting facts at the bottom of the page

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avro_Canada_CF-105_Arrow#References - Wiki-that guy, you know

http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/aircraft-historical/cf-105.page - Just a pretty picture of the Arrow

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_C._Floyd#Avro_Canada - The CF-105’s pappy

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/13/world/canada/avro-arrow-jet-.html - The hunt continues for several test models

 

Mothballed and Closing Shop

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/avro-arrow/ - The Canadian Encyclopedia, boiiii

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avro_Canada#Corporate_demise - Wikipedia Article about Avro Canada, and specifically it ded

https://globalnews.ca/news/427985/55-years-later-biggest-question-surrounding-avro-arrow-remains-what-if/ - Global News asks, “What if?”

http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/Stories/tabid/116/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/77/The-Avro-Arrow--One-LAST-thought.aspx - A plane buff’s thoughts on the whole thing

 

The Conspiracy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S_JrHpV8GI a sum up

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC7Lem9Wa44xi4GmKn7zSKw another cool podcast’s take on the subject

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/matt-gurney-arrows-didnt-make-sense-then-and-dont-now

https://www.gaia.com/lp/content/eisenhower-meets-aliens-holloman-afb/ the eisenhower/alien connection

https://montrealgazette.com/business/avro-arrow-is-still-dead-but-ejection-seat-is-found-alive-on-ebay on the seat found

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2011/12/18/piece_of_canadian_aircraft_history_turns_up_in_england.html more on the seat

http://nationalinterest.org/feature/avro-arrow-could-canadas-cold-war-super-jet-have-dominated-16637 - A discussion of what could have been, and what might have been

http://www.canadaka.net/content/page/21-speculation-and-theories the quebec connection

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