MOON REGAN TRANSANTARCTIC EXPEDITION

Winston Wong | Imperial College London


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NEW ENGINE FOR BIO-INSPIRED ICE VEHICLE

A new engine has been fitted in the Winston Wong Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle as the Expedition date drawers closer. The original engine was a BMW 1150, adapted to run on E85 bioethanol. The engine was changed in September 2010 to a Rotax 914, which is better suited to lower temperatures and higher altitude. The Rotax 914 also delivers more horsepower. Work on changing the engine and other work to prepare the BIV for the Antarctic was undertaken by Imperial College London engineers and by Universal Racing Services in Norwich. 

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Andrew Regan & Ray Thompson Talk at the RAC Club London: Winston Wong Bio Inspired Ice Vehicle

19.11.2013 Andrew Regan with the Bio-Inspired Ice Vehicle in the RAC Lobby[/caption] On a cold November evening, Ray Thompson, the expedition scientist, made a speech to a full room in the Royal Automobile Club (RAC). 3 months ago, the MoonRegan team were approached by the RAC club to display the one of a kind vehicle in their main lobby. This is something of a tradition at the club, with their lobby having a different car on show there every week.

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TEAM COMPLETES FIRST THERE-AND-BACK VEHICLE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA

20.12.2010 The Moon Regan Transantarctic Expedition team have completed the first there-and-back vehicle crossing of the Antarctic continent.

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TIMBERCROFT AND NOTRE DAME SCHOOLS SEND SPECIAL WISHES

16.12.2010 Two schools in Greenwich where pupils have been closely following the Expedition have sent special wishes.

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