Reply to post: nearly 60 years ago

Blighty's Bloodhound 1,000mph rocket car unveiled ahead of record attempt

graeme leggett

nearly 60 years ago

The Fairey Delta 2 was the first aircraft to exceed 1,000 mph. Increasing the record by about 300 mph to 1,100 mph.

At that speed, you are moving faster than the sun across the sky. So good luck to those prepared to challenge Hyperion's chariot while keeping wheels on the ground.

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