Author:Stewart, Greig with a foreword By Jan Zurakowski

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Shutting Down the National Dream: A V Roe and the Tragedy of the AVRO ARROW ---by Greig Stewart

By: Stewart, Greig with a foreword By Jan Zurakowski

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario, Scarborough, ON: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing,: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160706

ISBN: 0075496755

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, 320 pages, b&w photos, ---"The Avro Arrow was Canada's pride and joy, a sophisticated piece of aviation technology that would have, had it gone beyond the prototype stage, set the world of aviation on its ear. Sadly, on February 20, 1959, PM John Diefenbaker cancelled the arrow program and had all six existing planes scrapped. Shutting Down The National Dream by Greig Stewart vividly recounts the dream of A.V. Roe Canada, Avro Aircraft and Orenda Engines that became the dream of millions. Full of charismatic personalities, the una... View more info

Image for Shutting Down the National Dream:  A V Roe and the Tragedy of the AVRO ARROW ---by Greig Stewart (signed By Jim Floyd, an AVRO Engineer )

Shutting Down the National Dream: A V Roe and the Tragedy of the AVRO ARROW ---by Greig Stewart (signed By Jim Floyd, an AVRO Engineer )

By: Stewart, Greig with a foreword By Jan Zurakowski

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario, Scarborough, ON: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing,: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155039

ISBN: 0075496755

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with some light edge wear, spine is slightly cocked, in an attractive Good/Very Good dustjacket with some rubbing and a short closed tear, this copy has been signed and dated by Jim Floyd who worked at AVRO, FLOYD has 30 or 40 references in the book and has at least 10 to 15 pages devoted to him and his contributions to the program, 320 pages, b&w photos, ---"The Avro Arrow was Canada's pride and joy, a sophisticated piece of aviation technology that would have, had it gone beyond the prototype stage, set the world of aviation on its ear. Sadly, on ... View more info

Image for Shutting Down the National Dream:  A V Roe and the Tragedy of the AVRO ARROW ---by Greig Stewart  ---with The ARROW: Based on the Story of the AVRO ARROW, DVD / Movie with Dan Ackroyd / Christopher Plummer

Shutting Down the National Dream: A V Roe and the Tragedy of the AVRO ARROW ---by Greig Stewart ---with The ARROW: Based on the Story of the AVRO ARROW, DVD / Movie with Dan Ackroyd / Christopher Plummer

By: Stewart, Greig with a foreword By Jan Zurakowski / Includes the Dan Ackroyd / Christopher Plummer DVD / Movie

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Scarborough, Ontario, Scarborough, ON: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1988, 1st Edition, First Printing /and/ STRAIGHT ARROW Productions / CBC Home Video, 1997,: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155065

ISBN: 0075496755

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------2 ITEMS (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), , one book plus the 3 hour movie (on DVD) of the CBC production starring Dan Ackroyd, Christopher Plummer, Michael Ironside, et al, the DVD is Fine in a Fine slipcase/DVD holder, ---as well as a hardcover by Greig Stewart, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 320 pages, b&w photos, ---"The Avro Arrow was Canada's pride and joy, a sophisticated piece of aviation technology that would have, had it gone beyond the prototype stage, set the world of aviation on its ear. Sadly, on February 20, 1959, PM John Diefenbaker cancelled the arrow progr... View more info