STUDENTS rocketed to the finals of a nationwide competitors, which noticed them make miniature race vehicles.
Each 12 months 7 pupil at Darwen Aldridge Group Academy designed and manufactured the quickest rocket-powered race automobile. Over 200 colleges competed to beat final yr’s successful pace of 66mph.
Sixteen groups gathered at DACA to see their vehicles in motion; working alongside the academyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s RAF STEM ambassador, Sgt Antony Davenport, the rockets have been inserted into the vehicles, hooked as much as the ignition gun and fired down the monitor.
The winners, with a flying pace of 60mph, was Staff Dragonfly.
Each groups certified for the regional remaining at Bury Transport Museum. Staff Dragonfly ramped up the pace to beat final yrÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s winners however have been overwhelmed by an unimaginable 90 mph efficiency by Elton Excessive College in Bury.