Boomer Memories of the Cold War Aerospace Industry as it spins, flies and slips off the Mortal Coil
|Litton gyro spins in junk store|
|Mayor Hazel and the Avro Arrow replica|
Tom Clancy was riding high; he was a worldwide writing star. Ronald Reagan said he was his favourite author. Military officials found his novels - Hunt For Red October, A Clear and Present Danger, and Patriot Games - so accurate, they investigated to see if there was a mole in the US Forces, feeding Clancy classified information.
|Unveiling the Avro Arrow Replica|
" Unfortunately, somebody decided, we won’t say who (to kill the Avro project)," said Mayor Hazel McCallion (in a veiled reference to Prime Minister John Diefenbaker) at last week’s event.
"Welcome Home Arrow!" She told an applauding standing room only crowd of boomers.
Avro Arrow video report by George Socka: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuHWiMQPNeA&feature=share&list=UUDzisKyJmzPIAV_bqLGZI8g