… and REMEMBER folks, the Avro Arrow went straight from the drawing board to production aircraft.
There were NO PROTOTYPES made. Not one! No experimental airplanes were subjected to testing. None to work out those challenging "kink"s which must always accompany an undertaking of this size!
That traditional process step was simply eliminated…
Just another way, AVRO CANADA did things… a wee bit differently~
© 1958 CBC (movie clip)