Westinghouse J34-48. Originally used in the North
American Buckeye T-2A aircraft.
6,000 pounds with afterburner
4130 Chrome-moly construction, 240-inch wheelbase
Wheels 15-inch diameter, 5-inches wide
Wheels 15-inch diameter, 10-inches wide
Aluminum and magnesium
Custom-built single seat designed and built to fit the driver
Two 20-gallon fuel cells; 40 gallons of diesel fuel used
Approaching 400 mph
Two ring-slot parachutes (one 14 1/2 ft. and one 16 ft.); one on-board fire extinguisher system
Truck and Trailer
A 80-foot truck and trailer transports the JetCar and are part of the display. Additionally, the truck is equipped with a power unit that is used to start the JetCar.