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December 2015 Newsletter – Another year has nearly blasted past and some fantastic progress has been made with our project, yes we would have liked to be on a mud lake right now and testing our car, but we are happy we are moving in the right direction. We are sure our good friends with the...

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November 2015 Newsletter – We have been burning the candle at both ends to get our car closer to the start line. Our workload and effort levels are off the richter scale but we are kicking some goals and seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Our air brakes have just landed in our shop, hot off the mill...

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October 2015 Newsletter – It’s October and welcome to our monthly newsletter, a very special thank you to all of the great companies and individuals who have helped us to get closer to the start line. Without this brilliant support, we would still be pouring over drawings of a car we planned on building...

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September 2015 Newsletter – We are all working flat out trying to get our pride and joy completed to a first class display stage where we planned to showcase our car and project to the world. The venue we intend to use for the official unveiling of Aussie Invader 5R is the iconic Sydney Opera House...

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August 2015 Newsletter – Howdy to all of the great people supporting our history making, and soon to be world record setting car. Our team is extremely motivated to achieve the impossible for Australia, so welcome to our August Newsletter and project update. It’s all made possible by the brilliant support from our...

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July 2015 Newsletter – We are all working away on the jobs that need finishing which include our air brakes, tailfin, nose cone and redesigned drivers canopy. All of these tasks have their own issues and throw up problems we need to sort out but each month, but we look back at what we were doing...

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June 2015 Newsletter – Howdy to all of our project friends, followers, supporters, sponsors and 1000 MPH Club members, it’s June and nearly half of 2015 has rocketed past. Our project has had a huge month, starting with a trip to Mexico in pursuit of professional assistance with our rocket motor development. ...

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May 2015 Newsletter – WOW, what a huge month my team and I have just had! I don’t know how our friends at Bloodhound SSC in the UK and Ed Shadle and his North American Eagle team are handling the pressure but boy this LSR business is a tough road to travel...

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April 2015 Newsletter – We finally got our two imported bi-propellant rocket motors stripped and the catalyst packs measured and checked out in preparation for a date with our design engineers to reverse engineer the larger 26k lb/f motor into a 60k lb/f motor using hydrogen peroxide and kerosene...

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March 2015 Newsletter – We are now starting to see many of the parts hit our shop floor that we need to move this project on, all of the great companies who are supporting us are now into full swing after the Festive Season break producing some great components for us...

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February 2015 Newsletter – I did mention in last month's newsletter that the festive season in Australia is hard time to make progress on a LSR project, but we have all pushed really hard in many areas to get our car rolling under its own power. This meant that some of our suppliers and engineering friends...

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January 2015 Newsletter – You may have noticed that this newsletter is a little later than usual due to the holidays, and also the fact we were attending the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of Donald Campbell's dual land and water speed records in Australia, both broken in 1964 (more about that later)...

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