Saturday, 25 April 2015

‘Jetbike’ speed test to prepare for 400+mph world two-wheeled land speed record

What: This is a vehicle test in preparation for an attempt to break the current ‘world two wheeled land speed' record.  Enclosed in a space age body the vehicle is uniquely propelled by a specially modified helicopter engine complete with an afterburner! Conditions permitting, a number of UK speed records could be challenged, during the tests. 

Who: Richard Brown, an Oxfordshire based in engineer, conceived and built a vehicle. In 1999 Richard rode his rocket powered creation Mach 3 Challenger to an officially recorded speed of 332.887mph, the fastest speed at that time.  Since then the record has been set at over 370mph

When: 23rd, 24th & 25th May 2015

Where: Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK

Media enquiries to:

Thursday, 16 April 2015

100+ of the worlds top skydivers from 23 other nations to attempt a new world record in the US

What: 108 of the worlds top skydivers from the US and 22 other nations to attempt a world record.  Such an attempt has many dangers and requires exact timing, fitness, discipline and much rehearsal. As a result the team is made up of large formation world champion skydivers.  They have recently come together as Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame skydive team based in Fredericksburg, VA.

When: 19-24 July, 2015

Where: Attempts begin at Skydive Chicago at Ottawa, Illinois July 19-21 and will finish at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Media enquiries to: Tom Burns at