To our surprise on its way back from the speed race, Blugatti started bellowing smoke. It seems that some of the wiring melted together after getting too hot from the large voltage flowing through them. We weren’t able to use the front motor anymore and sadly we were disqualified from the race but were allowed [...]
On the left hand side that is the boat and our board set up and ready before the first race started. On the right hand side that is joey heading to the speed race start line. We placed 3rd in the speed race.
Here is a gallery of pictures of the Aqua (Omega) boat during races.
Here are most of our website crew posing by one of Genesis’ larger shears. On this tour we learned about what goes into and the lengthy process of making these incredible machines. The largest shears Genesis makes were used to help close up the broken pipe which caused the BP oil spill. It was quite interesting how all [...]
The entire group enjoyed Amsoil the most because of the details the company used such as high flashpoint tanks, safety measures, complex lab to make the oil, and the processing and containment of the oil. The packaging of the oil was very interesting.
The whole club went to cirrus as our first tour we went on while heading down to Minneapolis. Cirrus is the only aircraft manufacturer to put parachutes on their planes. Cirrus will be manufacturing jets that hold 9 to 5 people the jet is suppose to be manufactured in about 3 years.
We recently added an aluminum steering system because we do not want major steel parts to be used on the body. It consists of a sliding pivot system with an aluminum bar connected to the shaft of the motor. The motor head was cut off and placed where we can easily reach it. The steering [...]
We are currently working on wiring the boats solar panel, battery, and trolling motor into one electronic system after this we should be ready for a test and we will be adding one more thing for decoration next week.
Last night members from the Blugatti came in after school for an extra work session and finished painting the boat! All that’s left to do now is to put it all back together and finish up the steering system. Hopefully within the next few days we’ll get the boat out on the water to see [...]
We tested out boat without the turning and motor systems on it we have finished the coat of the hull and we are putting the systems fully together.