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
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