Jet Car Made From Scrap Hopes to Make History
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Decades ago, the test pilot Chuck Yeager set records in a plane called an F104 Starfighter. Yeager went onto fame, but his plane ended up in a scrap yard and that's where its new owners found the fuselage of the famous aircraft. They have now rebuilt it without any wings. The North American Eagle has become a jet car on display in California. Its owners hope to drive it at 800 miles per hour, which would be a land speed record.
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