Kilo 143 avg. Mile 148. avg. The FIA uses the total of of the ET divided by
2 and scta uses the avg. of the speed MPH for the total mph. There is a
slight difference in the results.
As I don't have the actual ET to do the math we will have to wait for the
official results. they went down at 144 and returned at 151. Don Wells was
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bryan Savage" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Tom Bryant" <email@example.com>; "List Land Speed"
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] British Steam effort 139.843mph
>I had the same thoughts Tom. The Stanley must have had a CD of almost
> 2.00 and a frontal area of 30 sq ft. Put in something like the Vesco's
> liner and..... 200+. in my opinion.
> Strange, when I add 151 + 136 and divide by 2, I get an average of 143.5,
> not 138.843 ?????
> Maybe my pencil isn't working...
> Tom Bryant wrote:
>> Is that fast? Sorry, I guess I am not too impressed..In 1938, the British
>> steam LINER Class A4 4468 MallardI, with six coaches plus a dynamometer
>> in tow, ran 126 MPH.
>> A much different car than the present streamliner, the Stanley Steamer,
>> record at 127.659 MPH in 1906. I would think that the technology of today
>> would send them much faster.
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