Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

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Mike Bull
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Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Post by Mike Bull » Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:24 pm

An update from the 'Longbow' folk-

https://www.jet-hydroplane.uk/january-2017-update/
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Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Post by rob565uk » Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:51 pm

Mike Bull wrote:Rosco is having some bother-
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I have been following this on Rosco's site For some time as it has unfolded. This latest development looks like a potential show-stopper, but Rosco is made of pretty stern stuff and I hope may find a way round it.


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Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Post by quicksilver-wsr » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:05 pm

A crying shame, this.

I don't known Rosco personally at all, but he definitely deserves a crack at the record and is a fantastic example to anyone who ever wanted to do big things with small resources.

I would not be at all surprised if someone from his team, or a selection of someones from his team, staged a rescue bid by putting up the finance to buy the assets from whomever is holding them for the benefit of the creditors. It happened with us. There's no reason why it couldn't happen the same way with them - unless the sum involved is too excessive and beyond reach.

I want the record to remain in British hands, of course. But for there to be no competition for the Bloodhound team would be a huge disappointment for everybody.

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Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Post by Renegadenemo » Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:37 am

When I briefly visited Oz for Futch's book launch it was in the midst of their elections for their new PM and the whole place was up in arms at the ridiculous situation of them having had six PMs in as many years or some such. It's therefore no surprise that this has happened but surely to goodness someone in power will see through the nonsense and fix it for the sake of the nation.
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