Bluebird: What Next For Donald Campbell's Record-breaker?

Who owns the boat that Donald Campbell crashed? And will Bluebird ever take to the water again?

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  • Row over Bluebird legacy splits Donald Campbell's admirers
    A bitter row over the future of Bluebird, which claimed the life of speed record breaker Donald Campbell when it crashed on Coniston Water in 1967, has split those charged with preserving his enduring ...
    02/16/2019 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Bluebird: What next for Donald Campbell's record-breaker?
    When Donald Campbell's rebuilt Bluebird K7 made a return to water more than 50 years after the crash that claimed the record-breaker's life, it was hailed a triumph of engineering ingenuity. But its n...
    02/11/2019 - 2:28 pm | View Link
  • 'Homecoming' of Donald Campbell's Bluebird to Coniston postponed
    THE “homecoming” of Donald Campbell’s jet-powered boat Bluebird to Coniston has been postponed due to the “logistics” involved, say the event’s organisers. Cllr Tracy Coward, of the Bluebird Event Wor...
    02/8/2019 - 8:29 pm | View Link
  • Bluebird Electric Supercar Coming Next Month
    That car, expected to be called “the Bluebird DC50” will be unveiled at a special public event next month to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Donald Campbell’s land and speed water records — and, i...
    08/27/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bluebird has ‘nothing to prove’ following successful speed tests
    Bill Smith carrying out the early stages of restoration on Donald Campbell’s Bluebird K7 (Owen Humphreys/PA) He said: “I just wanted to know that she wasn’t filling up with water and about to land on ...
    08/9/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    The BlueBird CN7 (Campbell Norris) at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Donald Campbell started messing about in boats after he bought the K4 from the auction of his father's estate. It was the K4 that stirred Donald's imagination, who in turn sparked Ken and Louis Norris to think of putting a gas-turbine engine in a car.
    02/17/2019 - 9:49 am | View Website
  • List of Bluebird record-breaking vehicles
    Blue Bird or Bluebird is the name of various cars and boats used by Sir Malcolm Campbell, his son Donald and other family members to set land and water speed records
    02/17/2019 - 6:00 am | View Website
  • Donald Campbell and Bluebird : A Photo Gallery
    Launched For The First Time Into Ullswater On February 8: Mr. Donald Campbell's Turbo-Jet Hydroplane Bluebird.. The new turbo-jet hydroplane Bluebird, in which Mr. Donald Campbell is hoping to attack the world water speed record, was launched for the first time into Ullswater, Cumberland, on February 8.The launching had to be postponed for a day when it was found that the water at the end of ...
    02/16/2019 - 10:05 am | View Website
  • The AA UK
    The AA UK, Basingstoke. 39,875 likes · 599 talking about this · 174 were here. We've been going since 1905, so we know what our Members need in order to...
    02/16/2019 - 4:28 am | View Website
  • Bluebird K7 1:12
    Bluebird K7 1:12 Scale. Length 660 mm. Beam 267 mm. The parts supplied in this kit will build into a static scale model of Donald Campbell’s K7 jet powered hydroplane as it appeared on the morning of 4th January 1967 minutes before the fatal crash that was to bring to an end 5 decades of Campbell record breaking.
    02/15/2019 - 10:20 am | View Website
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