Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Haliburton - CF-100 Canuck

 
Location:  N 45° 02.569 W 078° 31.277  At the intersection of County Road 21 and Gelert Road.


Erected in 1974 by the local Royal Canadian Legion Branch 129 and the municipality of Dysart et al, is the Avro Canada CF-100 Mk 5 Canuck
Known as the "Clunk" the CF-100 was the first 100% Canadian designed and built all-weather interceptor and first flew in January 1950.

Plaque reads:

THIS AIRCRAFT HAS BEEN ERECTED
JOINTLY BY THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION,
BRANCH 129 AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF
DYSART ET AL.

DEDICATED THIS 28th DAY OF SEPTEMBER
1974 TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED AND
ARE SERVING WITH THE CANADIAN FORCES
AT HOME AND ABROAD

1874 HALIBURTON COUNTY CENTENNIAL 1974


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