Thrust SSC Record
Thrust SSC breaks the World Land Speed Record, establishing a new top speed of 763 MPH.
Purchased F-104A fuselage from an aircraft scrap yard in Maine. Shipped overland by truck to Spanaway Airport.
First Test Stand Engine Start
First test stand run of NAE engine at S&S Turbine Services, Ft. St. John, BC.
First rolling test of NAE at Toledo Airport, WA.
Engine Turbine Section Destroyed
Engine run at Spanaway Airport destroys “hot” turbine section of engine.
Test Runs Begin
With new hot section from S&S installed, conducted first significant speed run at Toledo/Winlock Airport
Edwards Air Force Base
NAE on display at Edwards AFB. Conducted speed runs up to about 300 mph on Rogers Dry Lake with support of Edwards AFB.
2006 – 2016 Available Soon