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Fred Smye escorting Air Marshal Curtis and USAF General Ennis Whitehead through the Malton plant on December 5, 1949.

Avro Canada1949-12-05

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Ottawa, Canada

Fred Smye escorting Air Marshal Curtis and USAF General Ennis Whitehead through the Malton plant on December 5, 1949. Curtis was responsible for the Royal Canadian Air Force specifications that resulted in the CF-100.

“If Canada wants its air force to be equipped with the most modern and suitable aircraft for our special needs, then we must build them ourselves.”
Air Marshal Wilfred Curtis of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Details

  • Title: Fred Smye escorting Air Marshal Curtis and USAF General Ennis Whitehead through the Malton plant on December 5, 1949.
  • Creator: Avro Canada
  • Date Created: 1949-12-05
  • Location Created: Malton, Ontario, Canada
  • Medium: Photograph

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