Old Photo - Flying Speedster

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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2014: Old Photo - Flying Speedster
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Derek Kiefer - Mantorville, MN on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 06:31 pm:

Not a Ford, but too cool not to share :-)



Does anyone know anything about the photo? I have no info on it.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Clayton Swanson on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 06:49 pm:

that is interesting. must be something other than a ordinary circle track. i think those folks closest to the safety of the tree had the best viewing point!


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jim Hycner on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 08:07 pm:

Iid like to see the photo that was taken 2 seconds later when the car hit the ground and parts went flying.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Darren J Wallace on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 08:28 pm:

Early Cadillac can fly too :-)


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Rick J. Gunter on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 08:57 pm:

Maybe this proves that the US had a top secret flying car program during WWII to counter Hitler's secret flying Volkswagen.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jim Thode Chehalis Washington on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 09:18 pm:

The photo is on the Frazer-Nash website but not much detail.

Frazer-Nash has always been renowned for its innovative engineering. This passion started with just one man and has shaped the way we operate today. We continue to enhance our techniques and capabilities to deliver the best to our clients.

http://www.fnc.co.uk/about-us/heritage.aspx


Also another photo at the same place with ID,
"1925 record attempt, Brooklands, Archie Frazer-Nash on the test hill"


And same car different event:



Do a google search for "archie frazer nash"

Or an Google image search for "http://www.mtfca.com/discus/messages/411944/428056.jpg"

for more info.

Jim


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Norman T. Kling on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 09:38 pm:

That one car without a radiator, must have been for short drag races because it would overheat very quickly!
Norm


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jack Daron - Brownsburg IN on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 10:49 pm:

Looks like a Chevy engine.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Royce in Dallas TX on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 - 07:10 am:

More likely a Meadows 1.5 liter engine.


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