In this update: Work continues, annual Bonneville Racers Reunion and Ed Shadle is a Public Figure!

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Today’s work party: Ed Shadle, Keith Zanghi, Lars Pedersen, Les Holm, Chris Greene, Jason Mitchell, Brandyn Bayes,Von Armstrong, Ani Simon, Steve Wallace, Sam Yellowbird Steve Rima, Omar Chramosta and Chris Banks.

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We had a couple of visitors this weekend.  Shawn Edwardson and his wife Lisa stopped by to see the Eagle.  Shawn and Keith have been co-workers at Boeing for over two decades.

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Busy weekend inside and outside the hangar.  Jason, Ani, Les and Keith put the final touches on the race car transporter power generation system.  Generator, air compressors and tanks were all mounted.  We still need to plumb everything and install the fuel tank .so a lot left to complete. 

Ed, Von, Ani, Steve Rima and Steve Wallace worked on electrical systems in preparation for an upcoming engine test.  Big improvements with communications and engine start up.  We can’t wait to try it out!

Chris and Brandyn got the computer workstation put together.  Sam Yellowbird stopped by to see how things are doing while he recovers from knee surgery.  He’ll be back in the thick of things in a few months.

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Ed, Cam, Lars and Keith traveled to Portland twice (!) this weekend. Friday night they drove south to listen to a presentation  by Mike Akatiff on potential land speed sites.   On Saturday following the work party, the same group traveled to Portland for a second time in two days and attended the Bonneville Racers Reunion.

 

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Microsoft WPC 2015 Keynote: NAE starts at 30:56.  See Brandyn Bayes on stage with Microsoft CEO Satya Nedella.

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