• October 1997

    Thrust SSC Record

    Thrust SSC breaks the World Land Speed Record, establishing a new top speed of 763 MPH.

  • July 1998

    F-104 Fuselage

    Purchased F-104A fuselage from an aircraft scrap yard in Maine. Shipped overland by truck to Spanaway Airport.

  • June 2004

    First Test Stand Engine Start

    First test stand run of NAE engine at S&S Turbine Services, Ft. St. John, BC.

  • December 2004

    Rolling Test

    First rolling test of NAE at Toledo Airport, WA.

  • January 2005

    Engine Turbine Section Destroyed

    Engine run at Spanaway Airport destroys “hot” turbine section of engine.

  • May 2005

    Test Runs Begin

    With new hot section from S&S installed, conducted first significant speed run at Toledo/Winlock Airport

  • October 2005

    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.

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