Dispatch from KSAF, Santa Fe, New Mexico: By dawn’s early light I can see the silver fins of the stroker engine through the air intakes in the nose bowl, the front cylinders a pair of griffins in twin caves, ready to leap from their lairs and devour slower prey.
The new engine is ready to fly.
But Race 53 still isn’t ready to race. One important task remains: The engine break-in. [Read more…]