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Rolls Royce Supports Bloodhound Supercar
2013-05-13 10:41:35

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While we often say “that car was flying” when we see someone speeding down the highway, the jet-engine powered Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC ) would easily leave the most determined lead-foot in the dust. Fittingly, the vehicle first made its debut at the Farnborough International Air Show in the United Kingdom back in 2010. Now, efforts to produce the supercar are moving into top gear....

2008-08-19 09:01:04

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A Rolls-Royce (OTC:RYCEY) (London) gas turbine from Bolivia's Kenko thermal power plant flown to the United Kingdom in March for maintenance could be returned by September 15. On March 3, the El Alto City plant shipped the 18-megawatt (MW) Unit 2, a Rolls-Royce Avon 1535 gas turbine, to Aberdeen for maintenance. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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