posted on Mar, 2 2004 @ 08:34 PM
here are the specs for the miss bud, i was wrong in an earlier post, the boat is about 30 feet long not 36
Engine: The T-55 L-7 Turbine engine is a shaft turbine, rated at 2,650 horsepower at the output shaft. The engine was used extensively in Chinook
Manufacturer: Avco Lycoming
Engine Model: T-55 L-7
Output Shaft RPM: 15,330
Compressor Ratio: 7:1
Engine Weight: 600 pounds
Oil Capacity: 5 gallons
Hull Designer-Builder: Miss Budweiser Racing Team
Length: 29' 10"
Width: 14' 6"
Weight: 6,200 lb.
Gearbox Ratio: 45 percent reduction
Fuel Capacity: 60 gallons
Fuel Type: Jet A
Propeller Material: 13 - 8 - MO Stainless
Propeller Design: Three Blade Propeller
Propeller Pitch: 26 inches
Propeller Diameter: 16 inches
Cockpit Design: The Miss Budweiser Turbine hull utilizes a canopy from an F-16 jet fighter to protect the driver. The canopy is attached to a roll
cage which is molded into a composite nomex core cockpit. The driver is in a form-fitting seat in a reclined position utilizing a five-point harness
to hold him in the seat and carries his own air supply on board.