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Great to have a visit from Senator Michaelia Cash, and thanks to MP Ian Goodenough for the introduction and your continued support for our project. We hope to make Australia proud. ๐Ÿ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

Great to have a visit from Senator Michaelia Cash, and thanks to MP Ian Goodenough for the introduction and your continued support for our project. We hope to make Australia proud. ๐Ÿ‘

 

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Hope they brought their cheque books with them. Make a call to Bill Shorten to make sure you get $$$$ promises from both sides so you're not backing the wrong horse. Good luck Rosco and hope Aussie dollars help fuel your mission to keep Australia proud of its achievements.

Great progress Rosco. ๐Ÿ‘

Looking good mate, you and Sheryle have a wonderful Easter ๐Ÿฃ

Hope Rosco? . . . or WILL? Rosco Mcglashan you have already done Australia proud! !! Happy Easter mate, the time to fire up the beast is getting closer. You're a WINNER Rosco.

Cameron France

did they stump up any money or are they being typical politicians pressing skin for a pre election photo op? I'm guessing the latter.

Kim Rosco Another true Australian Warrior.

Hit it up Rosco.

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Nice write up by Len Fretwell in DIGGING & DRILLING's latest publication. ... See MoreSee Less

Nice write up by Len Fretwell in DIGGING & DRILLINGs latest publication.

 

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that shot really articulates the size of the car, incredible ๐Ÿ™‚

That is one AWESOME MACHEEEEENE. Hey Rosco , can I borrow it to slip down the shop to get the grand kids their Easter Eggs!?

I never thought the car was actually this big. What a Colossus !! Can't wait to see this fired up !!

Looks fantastic in that shot. Shows the true size of the vehicle ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Bill Lucas, check this out!!! Look at the size of this thing and 200,000 horsepower! Holy Crap! Go Australia!

go rosco perth is behind ya

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It was great to catch up with an
old friend today, Air Vice Marshall Neil Smith (retired) with his lovely wife
Maria.
Neil was one of our best RAAF supporters, a guy who helped us source our ATAR Mirage engines and get them operational. He dropped in from our East Coast to check on the progress of our Aussie Invader 5R and to have a beer.
A brilliant man, and without his support we would have been waiting forever
to complete Aussie Invader 2.
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It was great to catch up with an
old friend today, Air Vice Marshall Neil Smith (retired) with his lovely wife
Maria. 
Neil was one of our best RAAF supporters, a guy who helped us source our ATAR Mirage engines and get them operational. He dropped in from our East Coast to check on the progress of our Aussie Invader 5R and to have a beer.
A brilliant man, and without his support we would have been waiting forever
to complete Aussie Invader 2.

If you watch the short video until the end, you will see the worldโ€™s fastest U-turn. Estimated Craig was travelling at 675mph at the time. We believe this was caused by the shock wave travelling down the car and causing lift on the large rear wheel supports. With Craig sitting so far forward, he was unable to feel this starting to happen. We hope to overcome this with our โ€œVโ€ shaped underbelly and the driver sitting two thirds of the way back.My tribute to Craig Breedlove - a true hotrodder and metal maestro if ever there was one. Originally I used John Parr's "St Elmo's Fire" as the soundtrack bu... ... See MoreSee Less

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There is something special about watching cars (& boats) travelling at speed - they are simply awe inspiring & the rooster tails are fascinating ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Craig Breedlove may find possibly the only lake in a million miles (if ever the Earth was that big) in a desert to sink a land speed record car in water, or at over 600mph look at a track at an unusual angle. But looking for inspiration and a good example to the words "never give up because in the end you'll get there". What a legend! Respects!

Yes crosswinds wouldnโ€™t have helped, but also that car would be going transonic and a large shockwave moving down the car would have also started to create lift.

There was also a cross wind on the run.

The story I heard (I don't know if it's true) is that a gust of wind hit the tail and flipped the car.

I believe there was also a misunderstanding of the magnitude of the cross wind according to the team

What happened to the car in later years? Clearly it was fast enough in these early runs.

I think some UK politicians have U Turned faster than that recently ๐Ÿ˜ฐ

Plus youโ€™ve got a tail on the fin to counteract any lift ๐Ÿ‘

Tony Shield

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Tank System Update - Rosco and team member Barry Fitzsimmons met with Kurt and Steve from Hardchrome Sales and received a tour of their huge and impressive workshop. โ€We have great confidence that the machining of the long aluminium tubes for the Propellant Module would not be a problem for themโ€, said Rosco.
Earlier Rosco talked to Jamie and Dave at Hallite about seals, etc. for the end caps and pistons, as they are going to make a set of custom designed seals & guides for the tank system.
Phill Pampling kindly offered to prepare the CAD drawings for the machining of these parts.
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Tank System Update - Rosco and team member Barry Fitzsimmons met with Kurt and Steve from Hardchrome Sales and received a tour of their huge and impressive workshop. โ€We have great confidence that the machining of the long aluminium tubes for the Propellant Module would not be a problem for themโ€, said Rosco. 
Earlier Rosco talked to Jamie and Dave at Hallite about seals, etc. for the end caps and pistons, as they are going to make a set of custom designed seals & guides for the tank system.
Phill Pampling kindly offered to prepare the CAD drawings for the machining of these parts.

 

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Well done Hardchrome Sales team

1000 mph or bust.๐Ÿ

The technology and engineering involved in this project is amazing. History in the making.

Aussie Invader 3 goes under the hammer, as part of the Gosford Motor Museum sale. Eventual price was $455k. ... See MoreSee Less

Aussie Invader 3 goes under the hammer, as part of the Gosford Motor Museum sale. Eventual price was $455k.

 

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Such a beautiful car, I loved every minute working on her with the most amazing team

Fond childhood memories hanging with my Dad & Roscoe ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บโค

Any news on who the buyer was yet?

Well done Rosco!

It should be 1 million if you compare it to exotic vehicles, wouldn't be surprised it cost that to develop

I thought you already sold this a year or so ago?

A good price but sad to see.

Now there's an expensive addition to somebodys man cave...๐Ÿ˜„

Ian Warhurst / The Bloodhound Project (Bloodhound Land Speed Record) bought Bloodhoundssc Technical Centre for an undisclosed sum. It's gone to a great guy though, and looks like it is going to go much faster than the 200 mph or so it did at Newquay Aerodrome (limited by the English Electric Lightening tyres it was using).

It will only pay for a fraction of the next conquest. What a machine. Be proud

I remember unloading her at Pearce and watching her run tests on rubber 7.50-16's against a Macchi She had the macchi beat at over 300 until it got airborne Hell of a lot of good memories

Dang; beat me by $454,500...

What did it cost to build

She still looks good after all these years, 1 month in the paint shop at Parens , with Mike what a Artist.

Do you know where it's going to now?

Hopefully it comes back over west.

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Demelza Sutton

Great interview Rosco. Would be so fantastic to run it in Australia but looks like no one can support you here. Sad โ˜น๏ธ

Very Good Interview - Mr McGlashan

Awsome ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Thank you Ian Goodenough MP for your support. Our aim is to showcase our car to a wider audience, raise our projects profile and much needed funds to complete the car and mount our challenge.Rosco McGlashan of Mullaloo plans to showcase Australian innovation by displaying Aussie Invader 5 - his rocket powered car, at the upcoming World Expo in Dubai. Well done for promoting local Aussie ingenuity on the world stage!
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Thank you Ian Goodenough MP for your support. Our aim is to showcase our car to a wider audience, raise our projects profile and much needed funds to complete the car and mount our challenge.

 

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Well done Rosco great to see

Great news for the true pioneers of speed and engineering .

Defo a job for the likes of QANTAS to get on board and get 'her on board'!

Ian gets involved in a lot going on in his area. Good guy to have flying the flag for you.

The efforts of Rosco and the Warbys, have done more to raise the international respect for Australian enterprise , than anything else. Does Australia award Knighthoods?

Way to go Rosco ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช

Just smash that record rossco we proud of u mate

Hope the local MP is able to kick in some $$$$ to help transport the whole show to Dubai. He's eager to benefit from appearing next to it, so he can pull some strings to ease your burden.

Go Rosco! World expo for a world record potential. Love it!

All the bestRosco. Right Ian. Whereโ€™s the moolah.

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Aussie Invader 5R - 10 years in the making, watch it all in 10 minutes! PLEASE SHARE.10 years in the making and soon to challenge for the World Land Speed Record, Aussie Invader 5R is a 52ft long rocket car currently under construction in Per... ... See MoreSee Less

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Ripper Roscoe, I was inspired to sign up the grandson for a selfie

Great video!

For all you racers who have salt fever, please read. ... See MoreSee Less

For all you racers who have salt fever, please read.

This has been a huge job assembling this centre support of our propellant tanks framework. Very special thanks must go to Di Candilo Steel City, John D and Peter Walsh for supplying and laser cutting out the 6 leaf clovers which form the main structure of this support. Thanks must also go to Thomas Fabrication for the expert rolling of our tube seats and test circles, Brad Stacy for his brilliant welding work of this intricate construction, Baz Fitzsimmons for the great CAD design, and Air Liquide for the worldโ€™s best welding products, and of course the whole Aussie Invader Team for their input. ... See MoreSee Less

This has been a huge job assembling this centre support of our propellant tanks framework. Very special thanks must go to Di Candilo Steel City, John D and Peter Walsh for supplying and laser cutting out the 6 leaf clovers which form the main structure of this support. Thanks must also go to Thomas Fabrication for the expert rolling of our tube seats and test circles, Brad Stacy for his brilliant welding work of this intricate construction, Baz Fitzsimmons for the great CAD design, and Air Liquide for the worldโ€™s best welding products, and of course the whole Aussie Invader Team for their input.

 

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Good work well done.

Brilliant work Rosco - congrats for doing the righty and mentioning your supporting sponsors. That's the way to keep moving forwards with the project. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Another work of art on the road to delivery !

How long before we see some times

Really looking forward to seeing this beast run. Top quality engineering. (y)

Wow! Impressive!

Nice work Peter Walsh..

Aussie Invader - 5R - ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฒโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†

The excitement also builds.

That's art.

Cant wait 2 c this run well done rossco

Happy to help ๐Ÿ‘

How big did you say your Colt revolver was?

Top quality!

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Looking forward to watching this.A documentary about age without limits 82, 86 and 76 are the ages of our three protagonists whose lives are revolving around the Bonneville Speedweek, a land speedโ€ฆ ... See MoreSee Less

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Yep looks awesome

If you are young, and watch these type of movie,, they,re inspirational. If like me, then its a little bit like looking into a mirror that shows a part of a single dimensional future. I,m 60, and I still ride a motorcycle,, either I have lots of years in front of me,, or it could end tomorrow,, but one should never give up doing what keeps you young.

Never to old to enjoy the dream

Gemma Stratton

Iโ€™ll get there one day

Looks awesome ๐Ÿ‘

One of my heros!!!!!

Itโ€™s going to be GREAT ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

Helen Allen Geoff Allen

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โ€œSmithyโ€œ, aka famous WA cartoonist Greg Smith, has done us proud with this caricature of Aussie Invader 5R. ... See MoreSee Less

โ€œSmithyโ€œ, aka famous WA cartoonist Greg Smith, has done us proud with this caricature of Aussie Invader 5R.

 

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Looks a bit naughty mate ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜œ

Thomas Fabrications in Bayswater, Perth, have just completed an extremely precise fabrication job for our rocket engine's propellant system. These folks did a first class job on the rolling and forming of our cylinders seats, millimetre perfect. Thank you Brian, Rin and the mighty Crew at Thomas Fabrication. ... See MoreSee Less

Thomas Fabrications in Bayswater, Perth, have just completed an extremely precise fabrication job for our rocket engines propellant system. These folks did a first class job on the rolling and forming of our cylinders seats, millimetre perfect. Thank you Brian, Rin and the mighty Crew at Thomas Fabrication.

 

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Good stuff when does it look like you will be starting test runs etc been following you for quite a while now .

Workshop looks familiar Anthony Warnock

Trish, one of our team members is normally more at home flying an Airbus A380, but looks right at home in the drivers seat! ... See MoreSee Less

Trish, one of our team members is normally more at home flying an Airbus A380, but looks right at home in the drivers seat!

 

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She would be able to over take an airbus like it was standing still in that Rosco

Oi that's my seat lol

USA FOLLOWERS - The Impossible Engineering episode about Aussie Invader 5R is being shown on Discovery Science channel - 21st February. ... See MoreSee Less

USA FOLLOWERS - The Impossible Engineering episode about Aussie Invader 5R is being shown on Discovery Science channel - 21st February.

 

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I just watched your show and it was awesome! Good luck and be safe!

What about us Aussie followers?

For these pioneers of land and water speed records nothing is impossible....and they are going to prove it with all safety related issues incorporated in the final design!!

Am watching now. Though I thought you were going to have attempted a run on the show. How disappointing.

Later this year David Warby will be going after the world water speed record. He is trying to up the record held by his father, Ken Warby, who has held it for Australia for over 40 years. We wish him all the best.

Warby Motorsport - Spirit 2 - The Fastest Team on Water
SHE LIVES!!!!
Thanks to Gary @ Jaycar/ RTM and Bryce @ DCRA we can now start with confidence and we are good to go for the 23rd of February at Taree. Come and join us for some kerosene fuelled fun. If all goes well we may have something extra special planned. ๐Ÿ˜€
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at 80 years old still like to see records broken my best wishes.

Awesome ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„ The real deal!!!

What is the water speed record please ? And best of luck from the UK

Allan Jeffery

All the best guys.

Karin Mc Rae Mitch Blackshaw Benjamin Blackshaw

Heidi

Rohan Trusler

Bloodhound SSC | Aussie Invader, Bluebird K7 (it's rebuilt!) | Spirit 2 It's almost like we're mirroring ๐Ÿ˜‚

Adam Wood

Ross Brown you in a few years!!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜…

Steven try time a break from work to be there!

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Great to have a visit from Lieutenant Sal Malone who is a Seahawk chopper instructor for our Navy, based in Nowra NSW. Sal is very interested in our car, project and team and was in town to pay us a visit and check on the progress of our exciting mission. She looked at home in the driver's seat and had to be forcefully removed. I was fortunate to have Sal instruct me in a Seahawk simulator in Nowra a couple of months ago, and with her fine tuition, I was able to land a Seahawk on a moving ship! It was a fantastic experience. ... See MoreSee Less

Great to have a visit from Lieutenant Sal Malone who is a Seahawk chopper instructor for our Navy, based in Nowra NSW. Sal is very interested in our car, project and team and was in town to pay us a visit and check on the progress of our exciting mission. She looked at home in the drivers seat and had to be forcefully removed. I was fortunate to have Sal instruct me in a Seahawk simulator in Nowra a couple of months ago, and with her fine tuition, I was able to land a Seahawk on a moving ship! It was a fantastic experience.

 

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I'm glad she felt at home ๐Ÿ˜‰

Landing a seahawk on a moving ship...the same as riding a motorbike through traffic on one wheel I suspect!

Cool, she's in the right job then ๐Ÿ˜‰

Rosco is she going to be the driver for the womens record

I love the project Rossco and though I have only been a selfie supporter I like the way you present and inform us. I scratch my head how it can be so hard for you to raise the necessary support. Iโ€™ll bet that anyone that has had the privilege of sitting in that drivers seat would need forceful removal. Keep up the great work.

Sign her up as the driver!

Be good to get the ADF to add some sponsorship, as they do in the US

Go Sal!

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We have talked about that the Aussie Invader project and the Thrust SSC / Bloundhound guys being good friends from way back. I came across these photos of when Richard Noble and Andy Green came to my house for a BBQ in December 1998. Andy took great interest in Aussie Invader 3, the car he had made redundant, with his 763mph record! ๐Ÿ™‚ ... See MoreSee Less

We have talked about that the Aussie Invader project and the Thrust SSC / Bloundhound guys being good friends from way back. I came across these photos of when Richard Noble and Andy Green came to my house for a BBQ in December 1998. Andy took great interest in Aussie Invader 3, the car he had made redundant, with his 763mph record! :-)

 

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Hopefully Bloodhound SSC will raise enough money so the two teams will get head to head this time ๐Ÿ™‚

Itโ€™s great to have the race back on. Whoโ€™s going to have the redundant car this time?!

Good to see the photos hear in the UK

The Impossible Engineering episode about Aussie Invader 5R (series 4, episode 8), has been showing in the UK on Yesterday TV. You should be able to watch it on demand on their UKTV player. ... See MoreSee Less

The Impossible Engineering episode about Aussie Invader 5R (series 4, episode 8), has been showing in the UK on Yesterday TV. You should be able to watch it on demand on their UKTV player.

 

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An excellent programme Rosco! You have put so much hard work into it over the years! You deserve to get some serious MPH! We are going for 800-900mph this year with our own 'model' rocket car! youtu.be/ao00g35bfcQ

Such a stunning looking machine.

Excellent programme showing how it should be done. Well done Rosco, get that record!

Martyn Martian Trowton

When will we see it in australia?

Watched it. Was good to see you on the box here Rosco.

Downloading from on demand now!! Look forward to watching it!

This was a new (First) showing so will probably be repeated next week or the week after.

Can you watch it online?

Showing again this Sunday.

Well worth a watch, looking forward to you firing her up and seeing how she goes...

Enjoyed it. Left me with a few questions (but I guess you have it all worked out).

Great prog ..

Cant wait 2 c this run u got this rossco go kick sum ass mate

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For all our USA followers, be sure to watch the Impossible Engineering episode about Aussie Invader 5R on the Discovery Science channel - 22nd February. ... See MoreSee Less

For all our USA followers, be sure to watch the Impossible Engineering episode about Aussie Invader 5R on the Discovery Science channel - 22nd February.

 

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Congratulations my friend! Weโ€™ll be watching and will post a reminder when we get closer.

It's on today in the UK. Watching it now

Way cool, Mate. I'll be glued to the TV!

shared to Land Speed Racing page

When will we get to see if on home soil?

Don't have foxtel

could you please post a link, when available, for us in Oz

Joe Sherwood. One of interest for you

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A Christmas Message To All Our Supporters - https://mailchi.mp/03f48b950197/a-christmas-message-to-all-our-supporters

 

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Merry Christmas ๐ŸŽ… and a happy new year and get the record from NC USA

Merry Christmas ๐ŸŽ… and a happy new year and get the record from NC USA

Merry Christmas and a speedy new year from Germany.

Merry Christmas and happy new Year to The Aussie Invader Team!! Keep up the great work and Hope you all stay safe.

Merry Xmas to our friends the other side of the world,

Thanks Rocco and the very best to you and "Our team"

Merry Christmas and fast and Happy New Year

A Merry Christmas to all from the UK

Happy Xmas to you and your team.

Merry Christmas to Rosco and crew.

Merry Christmas to you and all your team Rosco๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

Happy Holydays,!

๐Ÿ‘ ditto mate .. enjoy the festive season ๐Ÿฅ‚๐ŸŽ‰

All the best to Rosco and the Team.

Merry xmas Rosco.

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Thrilled to be invited as a guest at the Starlight Children's Foundation Australia Christmas Party at Perth Children's Hospital.

Great to meet all the kids and Captain Starlight and see the fantastic work this organisation does!

To learn more or to donate visit starlight.org.au/our-impact
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Thrilled to be invited as a guest at the Starlight Childrens Foundation Australia Christmas Party at Perth Childrens Hospital. 

Great to meet all the kids and Captain Starlight and see the fantastic work this organisation does!

To learn more or to donate visit https://starlight.org.au/our-impact

 

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Thank you so much for being a part of the Starlight Christmas Party! Captain Starlight, all the kids, dad's and mum's I'm sure will be following watching the Aussie Invader and be cheering Rosco on in 2020!

Whose the miniature Chewbacca in the middle!

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This is the actual press release from Bloodhound.

 

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Hopefully it means, no offence, we can get our Bloodhound SSC news direct from the source... doesnโ€™t look like their Facebook has been updated since 2013!

So itโ€™s still a wait and see!

I'm really happy bloodhound is back. Maybe they should rename it phoenix?

The race is back on, good luck

Where does that leave Richard Noble?

I can afford another Benjamin if you boys need it But thatโ€™s all I got My baby needs new shoes

Good that they found a buyer who seems to want to keep the project moving forward.

We have to get going Rocco we have to do this first

Competition has always been the catalyst for excellence - long may it continue!

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Another great image of Aussie Invader 5R from GG Graphics.

 

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Who Is Faster Rosco Ore The Lightning,?

Man, I want to see that fire up. Are you planning on USA or here at Lake Gairdner?

Glenn Miller

Nice ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Awesome looking vehicle. It's all up to you guys now. American eagle has gone, bloodhound has gone as well now. Just goes to show that simple always stays the course. Not saying your car is simple, of course it isn't but in comparison to bloodhound which is so so complicated under the skin. I think that was it's downfall, complexity equals dollars. No pressure now guys! Oh if you need a long course I know a place in South Africa that's ready to go ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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My team and I have been through many highs and lows in land speed record racing, people forget there is a human element to these projects. I am sure Andy, Richard and the team are hurting. This is perfectly summed up by a speech made by Theodore Roosevelt....

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
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Hi Rosco. Great words and meaningful indeed. We need people of your character and respect in this world. Wishing you and the crew a Safe and Happy Christmas and may the English crew find a supporter or two in the New Year. Cheers everyone.

Thank you Sir... we live to inspire!

A great quote too ๐Ÿ˜ข

You are a warm and generous man Roscoe ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

The World's Fastest Indian is a 2005 film that tells the life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years re-building a 1920 Indian motorcycle โ€” a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967. Directed and written by Roger Donaldson.

Roscoe I hear bloodhound ssc is now for sale as well

Beautiful words Rosco. You know their struggle and all the highs and lows. Letโ€™s pray a light goes on somewhere and they can fire up again. ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™

Respect. Thanks Roscoe

Thanks - that's very kind, and very welcome.

Thanks Roscoe. Good luck with the car.

If a Kiwi can do it an Aussie can too. Burt also quoted Theodore Roosevelt

Well said Roscoe

Well said

Nice one, in sad circumstances...

This is why we are called the Aussie battlers. Keep up the great work Aussie Invader team. Your day will come!!

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Team bonding get-together to discuss progress of the project.

 

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Great to see this pioneering team together in search for a safe land speed record !!!

When can I come up and visit you again Rosco

Count me in

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Long time supporter Nathan Schipper from Tangibility, is helping us to produce some much requested shirts and possibly jackets, in the very near future.

Aussie Invader 5R - The dawn of a new era in Land Speed Record racing!

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Aussie Invader 5R - The dawn of a new era in Land Speed Record racing!

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Luv it mate

Good luck guys

cant wait to see this thing in action

Fantastic watching and being part of the evolution, thanks for the journey so far and good luck with the future

Good luck to you guys. I'll look forward to it!

I hope you get it Roscoe....

Gorgeous capture. A 'visual' winner already!

Go to your Destiny Rosco! ๐Ÿ’™โค

Looks fast standing still Rosco , awesome job

Just an amazing looking vehicle.

Looking every bit the part! "Good luck!"

What a great shot.

Looks stunning!! Go guys!

Fantastic... ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘Œ

Perfect

Wishing you the very best luck. I read an article last week from Richard noble. The bloodhound project has been wrapped up in politics and paperwork and promises from central government. I really hope the administrators can untangle the mess and enable the car to run, give you a contest!! If not I'll back you anyway.

Stunning

Awesome

Good luck.

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Great movie about Kitty in a record breaking rocket funny car. Eventful ride.youtube.com ... See MoreSee Less

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MY hero....well done Kitty......well done......

Benny Skinner

I read after watching the video that Kitty passed away a short time ago at 72. RIP

The description of what a funny car is. "A funny car is a regular car that you'd see on the highway except it happens to be powered by a rocket engine." Bloody journos! LOL

Nice punch off the line!

Wow!

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Big thanks to Trident Australia Pty Ltd and their great team. We had a brilliant meeting today with them and they have offered to do all of the propellant tank calculations and assist with the piston and end cap design, plus put these through an extensive testing programme once built.. thanks so much guys! ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Trident Australia and their great team. We had a brilliant meeting today with them and they have offered to do all of the propellant tank calculations and assist with the piston and end cap design, plus put these through an extensive testing programme once built.. thanks so much guys!

 

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Stirling people

Fantastic news

Thatโ€™s fantastic news

Great collaboration and awesome team at Trident Australia Ltd

Keep on keeping on Rosco

Thanks Trident Australia

We are looking forward to working with you on this!

Was great to see you again yesterday Rosco!

Awsome! !!!!

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Sad news... RIP Kitty Oโ€™Neil. If you donโ€™t know about her life, do look her up. Amazing stuntwoman and land speed record holder.Rest In Peace, Kitty. You are a legend. ... See MoreSee Less

Sad news... RIP Kitty Oโ€™Neil. If you donโ€™t know about her life, do look her up. Amazing stuntwoman and land speed record holder.

 

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R.i.p. Kitty

I already know about her she is a legend like our Rosco

RIP xx

Sad news

R.I.P.

RIP Kitty

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Trish one of our new team members, who jets around the world all the time with her day job as an airline pilot, managed to come and visit us today to see the car for the first time.
Trishโ€™s profile aussieinvader.com/the-people/trish-bischoff/
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Trish one of our new team members, who jets around the world all the time with her day job as an airline pilot, managed to come and visit us today to see the car for the first time.
Trishโ€™s profile http://aussieinvader.com/the-people/trish-bischoff/

 

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She would fit in the car very well. After you though Rosco

she will break a new women's land speed record ?

Looking good, Rosco.

You in good company Rosco, Cheers

Let Trish drive the car, up to 1000 kmh she'll be fine.

Now there is a Lady who knows about Jets and travelling very fast, Excelent Photo and OMG look at the size of that Rocket Engine.๐Ÿ˜ฎ

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Supporting The Bloodhound SSC World Land Speed Project - https://mailchi.mp/3252c3807f38/supporting-the-bloodhound-ssc-world-land-speed-project

 

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Good luck blood hound landspeed

they have been overpromising and under delivering for years. I think sponsors got wise and have finally pulled the plug

Thank you Rosco and the Aussie invader team โ€” sadly I fear that our Country no longer has the foresight to make Bloodhound a successful car and the project will whither away โ€” I bloody hope not though โœŠโœŠ

A fella a couple of weeks ago suggested conting Sir Richard Branson. Great idea. I wonder if anyone did?

I am devastated at the news. I had the privilege to see the car at its unveiling in London. That changed my life. It felt like history was about to be made. But then it went quiet for a long time. The car looked finished ! (it wasnt) Then they did the 200mph test runs at the airfield. The car looked less finished than when I saw it a year before. I thought something was wrong. All the time taking the car apart and refitting and refining. All this costs money. I honestly thought this was all accounted for and part if the planned progress. This is such a shock. Our government won't step in as they have bigger fish to fry. It's got to be crowd fund or major sponsorship. I would prefer crowd fund rather than some tit like Branson, swan in like he is the saviour and take the credit and kudos. Aussie invader has had its financial issues I know, and has survived. Publicity is the key. Positive publicity. Unfortunately not something the British media is very good at it seems. This needs to be a 2 horse race again, I think you will agree.

The Car is way to good for the Project to fail, it would be tragic to see ownership given over to someone else. What ever happens this car has the Technology and the power to break 800mph.

They need a GoFundMe Page. Iโ€™ll kick some money in.

Well written

The thought of both being on the same strip at the same time would be amazing.

Unfortunately, the British public, apart from a scattering of a few die hards/normal people will blame brexit, the polish, the lituanians, the royal family, Yada Yada, plus "i only get ยฃ20k a year in benefits, how can I live?" Shame, but the place is fucked!

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Many people have commented that Aussie Invader 5R looks a lot like The Blue Flame. We take that as a great complement, to be compared with Dick Keller's creation, driven by Gary Gabelich and its monumental achievement in 1970.In 1970, The Blue Flame became the world land speed record holder. It was the last American team to set the world land speed record, and the last on the Bonn... ... See MoreSee Less

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it was stunning too!

Bloody love it ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

I thought that to - wasnโ€™t blue flame fuelled with Liquid natural gas ? I recall for some reason it was missing a fuel component and was underpowered!!

i don't care what the Aussie invader looks like i just want the record broken.

Ken Warby has held the world water speed record for 40 years. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ His son David is out to break it soon, and we want to make it a double for Australia. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บThe 8th of October marks the 40th anniversary of Ken Warbys second & current World Water Speed Record of 317.60mph - 511 kmh. Ken is the first man to officially exceed 300 mph & 500 kmh on water, the first Australian to hold an unlimited speed record, the only man in history to design, build and drive a boat to a World Water Speed Record, he is also the only man alive in the world to ever hold the Record..Happy Anniversary Ken !!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Ken Warby has held the world water speed record for 40 years. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ His son David is out to break it soon, and we want to make it a double for Australia. ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

 

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Fantastic news

Best hurry up then before Bloodhound gets it in 2025 or something ๐Ÿ˜‚

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