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Our project's goal - break the existing record of 763 mph (1,228 km/h) by reaching 800 mph (1,287 km/h)!

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Start Here - An overview of the scope of this project.

Cool Pictures - A collection of photos from over the years our project has spanned.

Performance Data - .pdf file showing estimated acceleration data on the F-104. Sent to us by Wayne Olson.  You will need Acrobat Reader to view this file.

Length - 56 feet (17.07 m)

Weight - 13,000 lbs. (5,896.70 kg)

Engine - General Electric LM - 1500 Turbojet supplied by S&S Turbine Services, Ltd., Ft. St. John, BC. Click here to view how a turbojet works. (Opens a WMP file window)

Thrust - Stock Engine for low speed testing: 42,500 hp (31,692,245.75 joules/s)
           - Specially Enhanced Engine for record: 52,000 hp (52,721.22 hp/metric)

Fuel Consumption - Stock engine

Chassis - F-104A-10 Starfighter with North American Eagle™ design suspension
and systems integration.

Fuselage Design - Kelly Johnson, Lockheed Skunkworks, serial number 56-0763.

System Integration Design - Ed Shadle, Keith Zanghi, Steve Wallace 

Wheels - Solid Billet Aluminum, manufactured by Eagle Machine & Steve Green.

Parachute Systems: Drumheller Engineering - To view a series of pictures showing low speed chute deployment, click here.

 * Alan VanHollen - S&S Turbine Services engine technician.

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