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The world's only full scale, one-to-one metal replica of Canada's Avro Arrow RL-203, will be on display at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), which runs September 30 to October 3 at The International Centre, Mississauga, ON.

The aircraft was designed and hand-built by volunteers of the former Canadian Air & Space Museum. The Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow stands 50 ft wide, has a tail height of 25 ft, canopy height of 14.5 ft and length of 85 ft.

For details about CMTS visit it online. 

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Advanced Manufacturing Expo

 

Advanced Manufacturing Expo September 23-24, The International Centre, Hall 5, Mississuaga, ON.

Visit AME online for details and registration.

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