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Fred Smye and C.D. Howe at an event promoting an early Avro Canada project: the Jetliner.

Avro Canada1949

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Ottawa, Canada

Frederick (Fred) Smye, posing in 1949 with C. D. Howe, Minister of Trade and Commerce. Howe is holding a model of the Jetliner, Avro’s first major project.

Originally hired as Assistant General Manager, Smye became President of Avro Aircraft in 1954.

Details

  • Title: Fred Smye and C.D. Howe at an event promoting an early Avro Canada project: the Jetliner.
  • Creator: Avro Canada
  • Date Created: 1949
  • Location Created: Malton, Ontario, Canada
  • Medium: Photograph

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