July 2022 Update

Shortest of updates for the project itself this month as I have managed to infect my lungs full of COVID 19. Also on the basis of why suffer alone and just for good measure I have passed it on to my good wife Gill who is clinically vulnerable and who you might...

June 2022 Update

This month it was great to see our good friend Dave Warby and his team back at Talbingo Reservoir in New South Wales, Australia for a weekend of development runs with his jet hydroplane Spirit of Australia II. As we move into our summer season here in the U.K. those...

May 2022 Update

We begin this month’s update with the exciting news that David-John Gibbs (who is the nominated driver for our jet hydroplane Longbow), has been selected by the RAF for this year’s Grob aircraft tutor display team. So our congratulations to DJ and please...

April 2022 Update

This month our driver David-John Gibbs (DJ) for our jet hydroplane Longbow and myself were delighted and indeed honoured to receive memberships of the Tacoma Speedboat, which is an American Power Boat Association (APBA) sanctioned boat racing club set up by Patrick...

March 2022 Update

Spring has definitely sprung here in the U.K. and with it the timing could not have been better of the warmer dryer weather that came with it with regards to the next stage of building our jet hydroplane Longbow but more about that later within this update.  News this...

February 2022 Update & Thrust Augmentation

I know it is only three weeks after the last diary entry but my good friend Neil of Progress Concepts, who very kindly does all the IT work for the Project is going away on holiday at month end so I didn’t want to leave doing this update until his return in the...

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