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Subtitle The amazing story of the people who made possible Richard Noble’s extreme projects on land, at sea and in the air

Richard Noble
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Description Description Richard Noble’s first attempt to build a record car, Thrust1, ended in a high-speed crash and the sale of the wreckage to a scrapyard. Next came the roller coaster ride of Thrust2, which was developed to attack the World Land Speed Record at Bonneville with Noble at its controls; after innumerable setbacks, including sponsor withdrawals, delays and a rebuild after a 250 mph crash, success was finally achieved with a new record of 633 mph in 1983 at Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Following that, Noble established the UK-based ARV Aircraft company to create an innovative and beautiful metal airplane with safe forward-swept wings and a special Hewland engine, all achieved in 13 months from start-up with no design and little money.
Format:
Format Hardcover Book 272 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9781910505519
Size:
Size5.30 in x 8.00 in / 134.62 mm x 203.20 mm
Published:
Published Date July 14th, 2020
Richard Noble
David Dixon was born in Dublin in 1933 and spent his early working life competing in motorcycle events of every sort. He moved to London to write for The MotorCycle, at the time the world's leading motorcycle weekly. In the mid-1980s Dixon joined Murray Evans Associates, to work on motorcycle PR, becoming a spokesman for the industry and forming the All Party Parliamentary Motorcycle Group and the Theft Action Group. David is still an active member of the motorcycle fraternity and enjoys writing, painting, music, bird-watching and outings on his 1950 500T Norton.
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