Aviation Photo #0258972 Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar - USA - Air Force

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In the late 50’s, Avro of Canada got a contract with the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army to develop the Avrocar. Which was found unsatisfactory for forward flight but a somewhat suitable VTOL craft for near ground operation. AV-7055 was on display at a “Theme Pavilion” during Expo ’67 in Montreal. It served for wind tunnel tests but never flew.
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    Jean-Pierre Bonin
    USA - Air Force
    Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar
    Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar
    Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar
    58-7055
    AV-7055
    Montreal
    Quebec
    Canada
    1967
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Photo Added: August 06, 2002

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Anonymous
9 years ago
This photo is realy retro cool!
What an interesting aircraft and the USAF markings make it look like something from lost in space or the twilight zone.

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