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by Mike Bull
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1248
Views: 244842

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Chopping Turbinia in two in 1927-



-and the stern leaving London to head back to Newcastle in 1959-

Turbinia-Pickfords.jpg
by Mike Bull
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread
Replies: 410
Views: 100886

Re: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread

Bit more detail here- https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/industry/bloodhound-land-speed-project-enters-administration Team insiders say the project would need around £5 million to run the car at 500-600mph under jet power on its already-prepared 18km track in South Africa, around £15m to achieve 800...
by Mike Bull
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread
Replies: 410
Views: 100886

Re: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread

Bloodhound has gone into administration...

http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/news/inves ... rld-record
by Mike Bull
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 58
Views: 3415

Re: Where can Bluebird be seen

Renegadenemo wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:04 pm
the Murley Moss burrow
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Mike Bull
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 907
Views: 190779

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Messages sit in the Outbox until they are read by the recipient.
by Mike Bull
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1248
Views: 244842

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

[The 'idea' of two viper jets mounted on a boat has been the outright WSR craft design route of Alan Sabberton from Norfolk since his project started]. I thought, 'who?' but then realised, I'd seen this before- http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/hoveton-man-aiming-to-break-water-speed-record-from-his-shed...
by Mike Bull
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1329
Views: 259557

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Lovely! Like a lot of machinery, dead engines in museums are the most boring things (Unless they prove to be a handy source of spares!) so it's always nice to see them doing their thing.
by Mike Bull
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1248
Views: 244842

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Renegadenemo wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:17 pm
Had to learn the fuel system to get the car to deliver its full potential but it didn't half go!
What Bill means is, he rocked up having never seen a Viper before and had it running that same afternoon, when they'd not got it lit in 3 years of trying! :lol:
by Mike Bull
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1248
Views: 244842

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Hadn't realised that this was running TWO Viper engines...

https://www.jet-hydroplane.uk/september-2018-update/
by Mike Bull
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project Online Shop
Replies: 69
Views: 22606

Re: Bluebird Project Online Shop

All that's available is online. No plans at the moment, but you never know!