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2 weeks ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

Great to see Spirit 2 testing, ready for a record attempt soon. ... See MoreSee Less

Warby Motorsport - Spirit 2 - The Fastest Team on Water

 

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Magnificent and it appears so stable. I wouldn't like to ski behind it though ๐Ÿ˜‚. Well done and you are a credit to Aussie skill and determination. I wish you every success in your record attempt. Back to back records with Aussie Invader would be great because you guys have worked so hard for so many years both teams deserve to WIN ,๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

All packed up and wonโ€™t see the light of day until the next show.... WA HOT ROD SHOW 16th - 17th June at the Perth Claremont Showground. ... See MoreSee Less

All packed up and wonโ€™t see the light of day until the next show.... WA HOT ROD SHOW 16th - 17th June at the Perth Claremont Showground.

 

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Rosco's first phase of the build process is completed. Now they plan to show the car around to raise funds for the Record attempt. When they have enough funding is when they will plan a date for the attempt. In the meantime, tell your friends and family how they can personally get involved supporters club and get your name on the car. The sooner that happens, the sooner they can light the wick. This is one of the most amazing challenges going on anywhere on the planet today. Get behind Rosco and his team. Tell your work colleages and bosses to sponsor these guys and become a part of Australian history ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ aussieinvader.com/1000-mph-club/#donate

How did it go? Saw some impressive photo's. Was there much interest.....hope so. I keep sending your pic's all over the World. Hope you don't mind.

You wont need the poster on the side if you cut a hole in the container ๐Ÿ™‚

Please light the wic soon anticipation is a bitch

When are you planning on making an attempt?

Reef Group driver Ross looks pretty happy too!

I'm following you guys cause faster is always cool !!

see you there ๐Ÿ‘

See you there.

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2 weeks ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

Just a few of the great pics taken by Max Read at the recent show we attended. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Looks fantastic. The tail fin looks small though (in comparison to your competition). Whatโ€™s the rationale for that?

Did you invite any government officials for a photo opportunity Rossco? ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿคฃ

When's the big day Rosco.??

Just beautiful. If it's as fast as it is beautiful, it's a screamer.

Is that a steering fin on top of the car where the canards are located?

What an absolutely incredible machine Rosco! Looking forward to seeing the world record run! GO FAST

Just an awesome piece of work by a dedicated speed freak down under.Can't wait until he turns it loose.

Looking awesome Rosco and team. I love the tailfin. Looks much more in proportion to your competition, and I love the 2 cameras forward and backwards, very clever design ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Lookin good there Rosco .. car looks ok as well, looking forward to catch up at the hot rod show .. see ya then.

It looks fantastic Rossco, hopefully you get the funding you need to start testing soon๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Keep the dream alive boys!!!!!

just to cool

Dean, remember these guys from the Melbourne Motor Show when we were kids? This thing is next level!

Exposure, brilliant!

Oh mate, Iโ€™m going to turn for you

Great photos.

Steve Lovell this is a good pic of the wheels

Dave

Blackhawk Chef

Loon Allan Pick

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Meeting the great people who follow and support us. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Good to see the car out and about. Did a couple of STEM presentations to Rossmoyne SHS covering Bloodhound, the Land Speed Record and Australia's part in that history. They where definitely excited to know that somewhere close by you where developing something the country could be proud off. Glad to see you are getting to work on developing the car and not fighting the bureaucracy.

Rosco good to catch up this afternoon at 3.40pm once more, last time 7 years back, we now have some feel of the goal, with you!!!!!

Go Rosco good luck with everything, Love Bet ,( Chrises) Mum

Hi Rosco, looking good....the car I mean. Oh you too.๐Ÿ˜€

Need a diecast of your car ๐Ÿ˜

Luv to catch up with you as well Rosco cheers mate

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Big thanks to Adrian from Motec and his great company for providing our in car displays. ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Adrian from Motec and his great company for providing our in car displays.Image attachment

 

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Looking good with the union flag on there

Good luck with your venture Rosc cheers keith Moffatt and Rod Gardiner mullaloo

Can we see the cabin, or is that in confidence at the moment?

Insight Business

Pre-launch event at Motor Pavilion at the Perth Convention Centre. Doors open today at midday. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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How close can the general public get to those cars? They donโ€™t seem to be answering my question, and I canโ€™t take my kids into the vip area.

That lot, not too bad, but 'no cigar shape' in sight!!

Luke Wenman should take Ollie on Saturday. He would love the cars. You can show him the Aussie invader ๐Ÿ™‚

Well the car is revealed tonight. Iโ€™m sure there will be a lot of good pics soon. ... See MoreSee Less

Well the car is revealed tonight. Iโ€™m sure there will be a lot of good pics soon.

 

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I'd love to go and see it, but I'm not paying the organisers money to get in to what is a large dealership. If the cash went to you guys, I would at the drop of a hat.

where is it and how long will it be on display

How do your balls fit in such a small small space? Do they have their own restraint system? Cuz they gotta be huge!

Please remind us what is on at the Convention Centre and when. Cheers sorry if I missed it already but would be great to get the kids there for a look.

How does it fit in that container rossco good luck on the record u got this mad man from wa let get nasty

The ONLY reason I am going to the show is to see the Aussie Invader 5R.

"CONGRATULATIONS" on getting her together Rosco and team. The Challenger 5R has certainly faced a lot of those; challenges!! Wishing you every success and GOOD LUCK; we all need a bit of that ๐Ÿ˜

She looks beautiful, Rosco. Great job, Bud.

Awesome!! Now THAT looks like a land speed car.. with all due respect to the Poms car, this looks RIGHT ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Awesome human with the most awesome car. Watch out Pom's !

When will you be in South Australia??

looking great there Rosco now to go and get that world speed record ๐Ÿ™‚

Amazing looking beast. I love the look.

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Hope you create lots of interest and sponsors

I actually have a question : how do you plan to test this beast? Directly at full power? Is there a way to throttle the engine power?

That is one beautiful beast

Itโ€™s a shame we will never get to see the 3 beasts together ๐Ÿ˜ข Or even all 5 (where is AI4 btw?)

What a great picture, looking forward to seeing it tomorrow.

It looks awesome, great work to all involved getting the car to this point, looking forward to seeing it run.

Looks amazing guys Congratulations Good luck Rosco & Team ๐Ÿ‘

She looks stunning........!

Looks awesome team Rosco, great job guys

Looks awesome Rosco congratulations and good luck :))))

Looks awesome!๐Ÿ˜Ž

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Where the fun happens.

 

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Whenโ€™s it going to be finished ?

Are you guys planning to run this at Lake Gairdner next March?.

I love the caution signs warning about the drogue chutes...standing behind a rocket of that size clearly offers no hazard in its own right!

Injector plate looks similar to the F1 rocket design

Its a party in the rear ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

Hurry because when the record is 1000mph it could be "unbeatable"...

Should be able to cook some sausages in there ๐Ÿ˜™๐Ÿ˜‰

Caution your about to get scorched lol ๐Ÿ˜†

Your injector plate is showing ๐Ÿ˜ณ

Light her up. Let's go.

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Myself and Mark Read who has worked with me for 9 years on this project. Heโ€™s was leaving for Singapore in 2 hours, but managed to share the moment we had the car in place, for its 1st public outing in a few days time. ... See MoreSee Less

Myself and Mark Read who has worked with me for 9 years on this project. Heโ€™s was leaving for Singapore in 2 hours, but managed to share the moment we had the car in place, for its 1st public outing in a few days time.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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The car is enormous! Long means stable right!?

Brilliant! When do test runs begin?

Thats so awesome Rosco, amazing effort and you have a great team mate to have 9 years together. Racing is hard work, the results on "sunday" are literally a fraction of what goes on for weeks, months or even years before. Good luck legend!

My word, that looks incredible. What a beauty. Great to see the car in the open at last. Now, letโ€™s see you light the rocket. When do you think that might be?

Well done. Didn't realise its size when I saw It in the workshop a while ago. I am looking forward to seeing it all painted up on the weekend.๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Stuart Rowland itโ€™s pretty massive.

Well done chaps. Looking forward to seeing it run.

A great selfless effort on the project Mark. See you in Singapore ๐Ÿ˜œ

Our neighbour Rosco. Great work. Norma & RobโœŒ๏ธ

Looking good fellas! Canโ€™t wait to see the videos when you do a run ๐Ÿ‘

Good luck Rosco and team

So wish i could make it but at V8s all weekend

Canโ€™t wait too see it run guys๐Ÿ‘

It just needs fuel now.

Coming for a look see.

Now that's one big streamliner

well done guys

Truly impressive ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Beautiful!

Andrew Lapworth Brenton Lapworth

Kim McCallum

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ITโ€™S BIG! This is the first time the true size of the car can be seen outside of the workshop. Thatโ€™s a 40ft container behind with both doors open!!! ... See MoreSee Less

ITโ€™S BIG! This is the first time the true size of the car can be seen outside of the workshop. Thatโ€™s a 40ft container behind with both doors open!!!

 

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whens are you guys going for the record?? and will it be in Australia? Dad & I be there with bells on to see this thing go supersonic

Where is this taken, ie where is the car atm?

That was suppose to be goods ๐Ÿ˜€

Aussie invader where can we see this

How far from running it Rosco

Would love to see it next to something like a commodore or falcon, just for that extra size reference ๐Ÿ‘

Great to see this, Congrats Everyone, Is engine development dependent upon Fuel Type and Supply or has that hurdle now been resolved ? Perth Convention Centre Exposure gotta be a good thing.

Looking the goods guys, gotta feel a bit sorry for whoever has to set up their display near that Great job peoples

Close to 60 ft overall?

Dad would have loved to have seen this Aussie Invader Lois Arthur!

Good stuff Rosco, Definetly will have a look this weekend ๐Ÿ‘

Looks awesome Rosco Iโ€™m hoping I can get to see you run this time, I remember have a beer with at the sergeant Mess

Cant wait 2 c it run

Exciting times ahead. I will catch up soon and give you all the gods. ๐Ÿ˜€

Hi Rosco you dont realise how big it is until you put it against the container

Bloody wow. Gives it some perspective. Well done getting it there.

Donโ€™t be scratching it with sandpaper ...

Congratulations on getting it this far Rosco, it looks fantastic!

Looks great , looking forward to seeing it run

Fire it up, and kick arse

Congratulations Rosco! Sheโ€™s a beauty.

That's one flash gofer Rosco ๐Ÿ‘!

On ya Rosco ๐Ÿ‘

looking good boys x

See you Sunday

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One of the first to bump in for the Motor Pavilion show in Perth. ... See MoreSee Less

One of the first to bump in for the Motor Pavilion show in Perth.Image attachment

 

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do you need another truck for the nose and front wheel assy

Well done. Hope your effort creates much intrest in the project.

How cool is that??!!!!!

Great to see,, You are a God Damm legend. Cheers, Mate!!!

Looking good Rosco ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Callum

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Is it going for a run or a beauty parade?

Light up the engine. Might not fit but would be the fastest sea container on earth!

Us next week Roslyn Jan & Saamiul Bashar

Where is it going to run?

Roscoe has a Big Smile on his face so what ever is happening there it must be a good thing.๐Ÿ™‚

Good to see the car out in the daylight

Looks awesome! You've got to be a bunch of happy boys. Well done.

Wow Rosco it bloody huge. Canโ€™t wait to see it good luck with the show hope all goes well xxxx

Jon Marsden and Roz,Did it start out as a solar powered project and just got bigger??๐Ÿ˜Š

Look awesome Rosco I be there that the show it great you see you again mate looking forward to see the big blue rocket

Iโ€™ll be there to cheer you on mate ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Good luck Rosco

Good luck Rosco. ๐Ÿ‘

hope to get to the show roscoe

Looking awesome matey ๐Ÿ‘

V Impressive ๐Ÿ™‚. Love ya work mate

Looking awesome matey ๐Ÿ‘

Looks like love. โค๏ธ

Hope to c this at the show. Cheers Keith Moffatt. Mullaloo

Callum

Andrew Leonforte

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The container arrives ready to be loaded with the car for the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth on 3rd-6th May. Thanks to Reef Transport. ... See MoreSee Less

The container arrives ready to be loaded with the car for the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth on 3rd-6th May. Thanks to Reef Transport.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Congratulations on this great milestone.

Reef are a great mob! They have moved containers for me on a few occasions

Been following you guys since 2012. This is so exciting. Hey Rosco, any chance my son and I could zip over from Brissie one day and check this beast out or are you too busy??

Good luck with the display. Hope you get LOTS of interest.

Troy Saltmarsh

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What a legend... Paul Ferraro from Parins who painted our car is seen here doing some touch up work before its first major outing at the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth from 3rd-6th May. Learn more at www.motorpav.com.au. ... See MoreSee Less

What a legend... Paul Ferraro from Parins who painted our car is seen here doing some touch up work before its first major outing at the Motor Pavilion Show in Perth from 3rd-6th May. Learn more at https://www.motorpav.com.au.

 

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Iโ€™d love to come along, but $55 a ticket ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ข

Which pavilion will aussie invader be in ? Is it the higher price ticket pavilion?

have fun getting it out the garage.๐Ÿ˜œgood luck to all involved๐Ÿ’‹

Belinda Tuppen we should go to this

Should have painted it red.

Do you need any volunteers there Risco

Brian Ferraro

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1 month ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

Sponsors signage on the car today. ๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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We will be there when you attempt the record 100%

I didn't see the ATO logo on the side Rosco. lol. Bet you loved Four Corners this week. Onwards and upwards mate. Can't wait for that record to be yours.

When is thing going to run?

Early signs say bloodhound will be ready to be tested October desert ready test speeds estimated 500 mile an hour the race is on!!!

Great to see Aussie companies sharing the vision.

what is the 111 with the rabbit ?

You guys really are an aussie inspiration of never say die attitude . .. I grew up down the road from rosco and really hope you guys get the record you deserve it. Great to see people sponsor real dreams! Go you good thing !

Great stuff. We should all support the companies that support this great Aussie effort!

Coming together beautifully!

Can we still get our names on the car?

Wow, professional workmanship and supporters!

Itโ€™s ok , but where do you put the luggage ??

It looks fast just sitting there.

Well done mate looks good

Looks great Ros, coming along nicely

Rad guys so cool ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Looks awesome!

Will your team be able to achieve what spirit of America couldn't. Get ready boys the Brits are coming good luck everyone..........

Jack W McClure

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Nice piece on a famous car and legendary racer.

Strange Inheritance
More than 20 years after legendary drag racer Mickey Thompson was gunned down, his son Danny Thompson inherited the โ€œChallenger IIโ€ and is driven to capture the world land speed record in his dadโ€™s old car.

In 2016, Danny clocked an average speed of 406.7 mph driving 'Challenger II', just a hair faster than his fatherโ€™s time back in 1960, and making him one of only a dozen racers to break 400 mph in a piston-powered car. fxn.ws/2GtBjJy
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Strange Inheritance

 

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Kept up his progress from the rebuild, breaking the 400mph barrier and crash, and rebuild again... forum.competitionplus.com/showthread.php?t=10953

Ben Roberts

2 months ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

Getting on with some of the
smaller but necessary jobs. Barry has just finished labelling his wiring loom and dash controls and Chris has made a storage box for the canards.
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Getting on with some of the
smaller but necessary jobs. Barry has just finished labelling his wiring loom and dash controls and Chris has made a storage box for the canards.Image attachment

 

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How long till we smash the record rossco

Well done to all. Small steps on the big stage.

What generation would this car be ?

Nice work Chris

Well done guys

It will be great when your car obliterates the brits. I'm pulling for you.

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Chris being the resourceful chap he is, has made a neat box to stop the nose tip being damaged in transit. ... See MoreSee Less

Chris being the resourceful chap he is, has made a neat box to stop the nose tip being damaged in transit.

 

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What size is the box for the rest of the car? ๐Ÿ˜

He is a handy guy to have around

nice work chris!

Or a witches hat box

2 months ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

We have now launched our new website... aussieinvader.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

We have now launched our new website... http://aussieinvader.com/Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Is this the previous bloodhound project? achieving 1000kmph? ๐Ÿ™‚

Have you done low-level speed test yet will you be in time for the challenge against the bloodhound ?

Looks great, when do you run?

Look out battery boy is coming after you, just ask him how good he is.......Mind you I haven't seen anything more than a chassis yet ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Thatโ€™s a proper looking land speed car. Or is it a bike? 3 or 4 wheel?

Rather aero dynamic

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nice one team , sharing to Land Speed Racing group on FB

Have been a very long time since had a beer with you bud Best of everything on the salt Rossco Cheers Alan

Magic images, so totally impressed with the amount of Corporate support listed on the Website.

That is absolutely amazing. You will smash that record xxxx

How are they going to check the tyre pressures with those aluminium tyres??? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” hehe jokes aside lookin great guys looks fast can't wait ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€

Hey Rosco. Haven't seen you for 26 yrs. How's life treating you. Kids must be grown ups like mine.

Nice one mate, see you soon

Absolutely mental Rossco! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Looks fast...

Hang in there mate, looking good ๐Ÿ‘

That looks flasher than a rat with a gold tooth , good luck Rossco!๐Ÿ˜„

Looks like the Blue Flame

Very Fast Is Very Cool!

Nice one Rossco!!

wow nice design

Looking good Rossco.

Gerald Rico bro, look at the wings we machine. ๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Gill Woolfe

Sexy looking car

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Great video about Spirit of Australia. I used to race jet cars with Ken and his team, and count him as a great friend and inspiration.This video shows the history from Ken Warby's early days through today. Not many people realise just how "built in the backyard" Kens boat was. This video wi... ... See MoreSee Less

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are you still shooting for south africa considering the recent govt in-sighted racial strife??

Ken I met you as a kid at Hornsby boys club I will never forget

One of the great all time land speed record images of Thrust SSC, with a brave Andy Green driving, approaching the speed of sound. You can clearly see the sound waves compressing and start to hit themselves, and that is what creates the sonic boom you hear as you go through the speed of sound. ... See MoreSee Less

One of the great all time land speed record images of Thrust SSC, with a brave Andy Green driving, approaching the speed of sound. You can clearly see the sound waves compressing and start to hit themselves, and that is what creates the sonic boom you hear as you go through the speed of sound.

 

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I all so have this photo I got it for the man who took this photo i was there that day what a historic day

That has got to be my favorite car picture of all time! And Andy Green is one cool customer behind the wheel. And, he's not done yet!

I have a lot of time for the fact that Aussie Invader and Bloodhound have respect for each other. I hope both teams have a chance to run the cars competitively and both manage to break the current record and the sound barrier decisively....then there'll be some real competition!

Once machined a set of disc brakes for a project called thrust ssc back in 93/94, years later discovered this was the job.

Love the image - can't wait to see aussie invader's go rosco

Awesome photo

Ferdy, like the one you have in the shed

British technology

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Apologies to anyone thatโ€™s been to the website recently. It hasnโ€™t been updated for a while. This is due to the platform being hard to maintain and not mobile compatible. The good news is we should have a new up-to-date, mobile compliant website being rolled out in about a week. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

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Hi Rosco, when is the web site going to be updated?

Like a shark

Looks great!!!

Starting to look like the real thing now Rosco........

Coming together mate - how much more to go?

Andy Neal can it be done with electric?

Looks great, All coming together now.

"Look fast, GO fast!" (Y)

WOW!! Looking awesome team

smooth

Thatโ€™s sweet ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

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Big thanks to Compac Marketing and Clint at CGFX for producing our 40โ€™ container banner and for ABC Containers, REEF Group and especially DiCandilo Steel for sponsoring the production costs. ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Compac Marketing and Clint at CGFX for producing our 40โ€™ container banner and for ABC Containers, REEF Group and especially DiCandilo Steel for sponsoring the production costs.

 

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Great to see things moving forward so well. Keeper up Mate!

Looks the goods amazing

Woohoo

Thatโ€™s huge ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ‘

Nice Rosco

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3 months ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

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Canards fitted and installing nose cone bulkheads.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Cant wait 2 c u smash the record

Excellent ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

These land speed cars are works of art, even more so under the skin.

Spectacular go get em rosco

Looking sharp Rosco

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The floating canards are now at our workshop and will be fitted this week. Full story tomorrow in our newsletter update. ... See MoreSee Less

The floating canards are now at our workshop and will be fitted this week. Full story tomorrow in our newsletter update.

 

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Compliments to Kentin Engineering.

Looks good Rosco. Are you going to put a spline in the center somewhere to make adjustments?

Reminds me of a Skeg on a boat motor.

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One canard ready for final finishing.

 

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Why are they called canards?

Beautiful

That's beautiful

Looks like part of a1920s air race trophy! Amazing.

Work of art!

NIIICCCCCCCCCEEEEEEEE

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3 months ago

Aussie Invader - World Land Speed Record Challenger

The car was on display today at the workshop for a few local sponsors. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Coming together nicely; an amazing achievement. Given the forces involved and the extreme vibration environment presumably the automotive electrics are for proving purposes only and that the final version will lean more on aerospace techniques and components? I fear the stuff in the photos is just going to come apart. Best wishes to the team.

Looking good. When will it have some public outings? (After the gp)

Honestly does it secretly scare the hell out of you thinking about the day you commit to the run in this and flick the switch to ignite the rocket engine?

I have no doubt that Rosco an his team know what they are doing. All you doubters I suggest if you feel you can do better don't sling shit. Get off your arses and do what they have done

AI5R looks awesome!!

Looking good Rosco, what % still to do? Do you still plan to run with rear wheels un faired?

Wish I was there good luck

Cant wait 2 c it smash the record rossco well done

Wouldn't it be great to have it and bloodhound together

Body man needs fired

Mat Lloyd

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The whole car is a piece of art

Why are we using canards they are not stealthy and creates drag. Oh hang on we are not building a fighter jet. Go for it.

Bloodhound will have 4 of them!! Ready by 2019 for sound speed

the joy of CNC -- much more fun than a file

Thanks Kentin Engineering

Love seeing great machining

Terry Martin Something to aspire to??

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Coming back from Darwin a couple of days ago I saw we were flying at the usual 800ks per hr or approx n I thought that soon Rosco will be going past giving us the bird,,,bit lower altitude I hope.

David Blair (centre) made a special trophy with assistance from crew member Barry Fitzsimmons (right) and presented to me today. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

David Blair (centre) made a special trophy with assistance from crew member Barry Fitzsimmons (right) and presented to me today. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘

 

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I thought you had those already to even contemplate building that machine. Spose it never hurts to have a spare set.

Hold on to them mate, your gonna need them!!!

and you are gonna need then when you light that candle the first time

Footballs would not be big enough !! Good luck ๐Ÿ‘

Says it all, right there!

Loving the mo ross๐Ÿ’‹

Love it ๐Ÿ˜†

Going to need balls of titanium to ride that thing after you light it up.....

Love it lol

Go do it Rosco, your the man!

Well deserved! Love the mo you sexy man x

Rosco, loving the mo!

Quite appropriate too.

We are all for you mate.

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This is the final video in the series of 4. Thank you for indulging ourselves and letting us thank all those who have helped to make this happen. There are many unsung heroes of this project, and together we will make this happen and Australia proud! ... See MoreSee Less

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Does this mean the 1000mph club is closed to new members?

Video 3 showing all the 1000 MPH Club members names on the car. A big thank you to all those who supported us, especially in the early years. ... See MoreSee Less

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If a person were to look at the fifth name on this list, they might see something familiar. Rosco is a good friend, and a bloody legend. I am proud to be a supporter of his efforts to set the new land speed record of 1,000 MPH. Go Rosco!

Real proud to see my name displayed, Rosco. Thanks.

Im on this one

Just seen my name Rosco

Me too ๐Ÿ™‚

And me

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Video 2 in the series of 4 showing all the 1000 MPH Club members names on the car. A big thank you to all those who supported us, especially in the early years. ... See MoreSee Less

Video 2 of 4 of the 1000 MPH Club members on the car

Video 1 - As a thank you to all our 1000MPH Club members we had one of the team create 4 videos showing the names on the car. Lucky the car is so long. ๐Ÿ˜‚ ... See MoreSee Less

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Glad so many major sponsors are behind the Aussie Invader.

Good old Arther Spriggs. A foot in both camps! Top man!

thats the comercial ones

Thanks to Bas Jensen from Flush Plumbing applying our great Sika product to our side panels. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to Bas Jensen from Flush Plumbing applying our great Sika product to our side panels.

 

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Do you have an eta on when the car will be completed?

Will you beat us Poms?

Donโ€™t underestimate the risks of getting to Mach 1 and then continuing to 1000mph. The current record holder Thrust SSC created a few surprises even though it was analysed on a Super Computer validated by a model fired along a monorail by air to air missiles. The Chief aerodynamist, Ron Ayes, designed the Bloodhound ground to air missile.

Yep KISS is cool.

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Thanks to David from Minetrans yesterday, who visited us and take measurements for mods to our seat cushions and padding to our roll cage. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to David from Minetrans yesterday, who visited us and take measurements for mods to our seat cushions and padding to our roll cage.

 

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Rosco - Sent you an email with suggestions on how to enhance driver containment.

Great new video by Clint Davis of a 360 degree walk around of Aussie Invader 5R ... See MoreSee Less

360 degree walk around of Aussie Invader 5R

 

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That is a stunning bit of animation!

So you are on a very big claypan I see... I wonder where.

Great animation of what, we hope, will be a successful car. Come on Rosco, how about some decent t shirts we can buy to show our support.

Looking gorgeous. In other News, some great comments here, how about assisting with a 'Donation'!

Canโ€™t wait to see it run, hopefully in Australia. Iโ€™ll be there.

I can't wait for the land speed to be broken.I wished I could see it live like in 1997.

Cant wait u got this rossco

Wow Rosco Congratulations team Good luck looks like a winner wahoo ๐Ÿ‘

Itโ€™s a stunner Rosco!

At speed will the nose drop..or the entire vehicle?

Looks awesome but were have i see this before? o thats right....blue flame.

Ricky Smith once said he make a two bedroom house . A winner with enough horse power .

Looking forward to watching this from the UK. What a fine looking machine. Great achievement guys

Truly great work!

Looks a bit like the Blue Flame only faster๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Roscoe, Mike and I will volunteer to ride along as ballast, if you need us!!!

This looks very fast โ€˜ compared too other monstrous vehicle.

Come on Rosco itโ€™s time to put your foot down.

Gets more impressive by the day Rosco. Keep up the good work.

So does this mean it's ready?

She looks fabulous Rosco now lets see how fast it will go.

Looks awesome guys can't wait to see it run.

She is sure looking good, Rosco.

Wow go Roscoe! Looks awesome!

You are a legend

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Clint Davis has just produced our latest video... a 360 degree walk around the car.360 degree walk around of Australia's land speed record challenger... Aussie Invader 5R. ... See MoreSee Less

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I'm always amazed by photorealistic 3D renditions & this is no exception. Even the sun reflecting off the side is so realistic during the walk around.

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