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“Raise the Arrow” team recovers first artifact from Lake Ontario - By Joanna Calder

October 09, 2020 11:38 | Todd Legault (Administrator)

The first artifact recovered by the “Raise the Arrow” team broke the surface of Lake Ontario on August 12, 2018—seeing the light of day for the first time in more than 60 years.

The artifact was discovered during the search for the 1/8th-scale free flight models (FFM) of the famed CF-105 Avro Arrow that were launched over Lake Ontario during testing of the supersonic aircraft’s design in the 1950s. “This is an unexpected success,” said John Burzynski, leader of the “Raise the Arrow” project. “It’s something we didn’t really know existed.”...

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