Oleg Cassini (American, b. France, 1913-2006) Medium: Silk, wool, A three-piece dress and coat ensemble. The dress consists of a two-piece ensemble in beige silk and wool with a shell top and a pleated A-line skirt. The coat is beige silk and wool ribbed ottoman, with four cloth-covered buttons. Historical Note: This outfit was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during her State visit to Canada at a lunch with Prime Minister John Diefenbaker on May 17, 1961.
Avro Arrow: A 1950's Canadian supersonic all-weather interceptor that was way ahead of its time.. Its design and look were a radical departure from what existed at the time.. First to be designed by digital computers and had major parts CNC milled.. First fly-by-wire with force-feedback.. First high-wing design (copied on the F-15, F-22, Su-27, MiG-29, MiG 25 etc.).. First by-pass engine design.. and much more.. See the complete list after the jump..