Location type: sightCoventry Transport Museum

United KingdomCountry: United Kingdom

One of these two land speed record-breaking vehicles went so fast it shattered the sound barrier. When Royal Air Force fighter pilot, Wing Commander Andy Green broke the world land speed record in 1997, his supersonic, jet-propelled car Thrust SSC was the first land vehicle to shatter the sound barrier. As of March 2018, the record still stands at mind-boggling 763 miles per hour.


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