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AvroLand graphic A.V. Roe Canada Ltd was established in 1945, when A.V. Roe and Co. Ltd acquired Victory Aircraft Ltd in Malton, Ontario. Victory had built 3,634 Avro aircraft comprising of 3,197 Ansons, 430 Lancasters, 6 Lincolns and a single York

In 1949 AVRO Canada flew their first aircraft under the new company name - the AVRO Jetliner, over the next decade AVRO Canada was responsible for the CF-100 Canuck, CF-105 Arrow & the AVROCAR (the only official "flying saucer")

A.V. Roe Canada Ltd - Holding Company for Canadian Interest

Avro Aircraft Ltd. - Designers and constructors of aircraft

Canadian Applied Research Ltd

Canadian Car & Foundry Co., Ltd. - Manufacturers of railway rolling stock, steel castings, aircraft, trolley buses, diesel and petrol engined buses, etc.
      Canadian Car (Pacific) Ltd.

Canadian Steel Foundries Ltd

Canadian Steel Improvement Ltd - Manufacturers of light alloys, fabricators of light alloy products and forgers of steel, light alloys and special alloys

Canadian Steel Wheel Ltd. (Associated Company)

Canadian Thermo Control Co. Ltd

Dominion Steel & Coal Corp. Ltd (and Subsidiaries)

Orenda Engines Ltd - Designers and constructors of gas turbines
     Orenda Industrial Ltd.
     Orenda Industrial Inc

(All of the above companies were members in the Hawker Siddeley Group - a 1959 HSG org chart shows the above companies under a holding company called RACAIR LTD.)

In the spring of 1962, the name of Avro Canada stopped being used, Hawker Siddeley Canada was used for Canadian interests, the old Avro hangers were sold off after a few years to Douglas Aircraft, finally ending up with Boeing who decided to have them DISTROYED between 2003 and the spring of 2004 to make way for new developement (likely more space for FedEx and the GTAA).

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