Gallery: The Greenbird Wind-Powered Vehicle Breaking New Record!

 

Nine years ago on March 20th 1999, Bob Schumacher set the wind powered land-speed record in a boat called the Iron Duck, “sailing” at blistering pace of 116.7 mph. Now, since records are meant to be broken, two men are vying to beat that world record. Eco-entrepreneur Dale Vince of Ecotricity and engineer Richard Jenkins are setting up on the salt flats at Lake LeFroy in Western Australia, hoping to catch the right breeze and make history in their sleek wind-powered vehicle, the Greenbird.

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  1. EScott August 21, 2008 at 10:01 am

    Will have to see if I can get out there to have a look at it (I live in West Australia) but it is a fair hike out there.

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