Matt McKeown's jet-powered shopping trolley
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Jet-powered trolley reaches 45mph

A man has ridden a jet-propelled shopping trolley at 45mph (72km/h) at Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire.

Matt McKeown, 52, from Plymouth, Mr McKeown used a modified second-hand Chinook helicopter starter engine to power the trolley, which was stabilised with go-kart wheels.

He reached 44mph (70km/h) two weeks ago.

  • 23 Jul 2013
  • From the section England