Unmanned jet cars.

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One of the things popular at events like Desert Blast on the Bonneville, Utah salt flats are unmanned rocket cars. A cable is staked out and the cars have eyebolts on the bottom to keep it on the cable. They compete for top speed. Some people are trying to break the sound barrier with an unmanned land vehicle. (Manned was done by the Budweiser Rocket in 1979, Thrust SSC and the organization that refuses to recognize the Rocket be damned.) Well, how about an unmanned dragrace between two vehicles powered by turbochargers converted to jet engines? That way the things can explode (if they're going to) without hurting anyone! :) http://www.gas-turbines.com

-- Gregg Eshelman (gregg1@valint.net), March 06, 2001


DAMN GOOD IDEA!! Sounds like a lot of fun indeed.

-- Mike Poulton (mtpoulton@yahoo.com), March 06, 2001.

Check this out, The National Rocket Car Association! http://www.mcneely.net/nrca/

-- Gregg Eshelman (gregg1@valint.net), March 07, 2001.

hey , what the hell ???????????? i was looking for some knowledge about the thing and u r putting stupid questions like this ..........

-- subhasis behera (s_ingenium@yahoo.co.in), February 01, 2003.

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