... books could be, and have been, written about the controversial history of the Avro-Canada 105 "Arrow". Many feel that this extremely advanced fighter program, along with the British TSR project, were the victims of conservative short-range thinking. Additionally, these breakthrough engineering projects were 'run out of town' by the heavy handed brow-beating of a US Military Industrial Complex that would tolerate no competition. Pentagon types would have more directly said they didn't want complications from expensive, problem ridden, pie-in-the-sky designs from our whining, pink underweared allies!
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