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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NAE™ Project: Update
Tim Finley's Select Photo Gallery of Test Runs
March 12, 2005
All photos Copyright © 2005 Tim Finley.
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Camera interviews, getting acquainted, and team meetings to prep. for runs.
She roars to life on her maiden run, covering 6K ft. in about 10 seconds.
Fans seek autographs, the team grabs lunch, & holds a post-run meeting.
Adjustments are made to on-board cameras, data equipment and chutes, while "The Enforcer" smiles for the camera with Ed II.
Ed & Keith pose with a dignitary & a sponsor, then it's off for another run.
The area is cleared of debris by Russell, Harry, Dave and Jon watch her take off & she's recovered on the other end.
While the car is towed back, Meeko performs her duties of getting attention from the ladies, admiring Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier, & guarding the runway.
March 13, 2005
Cam preps. his dad for the first run of the second day.
She's off once again and the chute deploys after some minor adjustments.
Two chutes deploy after a 312 mph run and the team begins to celebrate a successful completion of goals for the weekend's tests.
Bernard escorts the car back. Ed poses with son & grandson.
The Drumhellers pull out the celebratory magnum of "bubbly" and the team raises a toast to the success of the weekend.
Partners Keith & Ed enthusiastically congratulate each other on a job well done.
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