Today In Aviation History – March 25, 1958 – First Flight Avro CF-105 Arrow



March 25, 1958.  Test pilot Jan Zurakowski took off from Malton Airport near Toronto in an Avro CF-105 Arrow for a 35-minute maiden flight.  In less than a year the program would be cancelled and all aircraft destroyed.

Picture above of the full-size replica of RL-203 built by the Toronto Aerospace Museum (now Canadian Air & Space Museum).  Replica currently in storage awaiting a new home.