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Andy Green's Diary

Every month, driver Andy Green writes his diary page bringing the project up to date from his perspective, and looking forward to what is planned next on the way to breaking the World Land Speed Record

 

Andy Green's diary

Tuesday, 5 April, 2016

One question that always comes up when I talk about driving the world’s fastest car – and also the hardest one to answer – is ‘what’s it really like?’

Tuesday, 1 March, 2016

‘Time spent in reconnaissance is seldom wasted’. This famous military quote may well be over 2000 years old, but it’s still true today.

Monday, 1 February, 2016

While we’re working steadily to get BLOODHOUND SSC ready for its first runs, our ‘Engineering Adventure’ continues to captivate young audiences. Part of exploring the science and technology is to do-it-yourself, so it’s no surprise that our Model Rocket Car Challenge is in huge demand.

Friday, 1 January, 2016

It’s remarkable to look back at the progress we’ve made over the past 12 months ...

Tuesday, 1 December, 2015

I’m regularly asked whether Project BLOODHOUND is going to develop any new technology that will be used in the future. My answer is always ‘I hope not’.

Saturday, 31 October, 2015

After last month’s hugely successful public launch, we’re busy planning for next year’s trip to the desert.

Friday, 2 October, 2015

This is going to be a difficult diary to write without sounding over-excited. We’ve just launched BLOODHOUND SSC in public and seeing the world’s fastest racing car in once piece for the first time was thrilling.

Friday, 28 August, 2015

Laser Scanning Hakskeen Pan ... or ‘How to produce the most accurate track survey in Land Speed Record history’

Monday, 27 July, 2015

Watching the final assembly of the world’s first 1000 mph Car, some things are more obvious than others.

Wednesday, 1 July, 2015

BLOODHOUND’s World Debut date has just been announced: we’re going to show the Car off with a 200+ mph run on 17 November this year.

Wednesday, 3 June, 2015

So much to do, so little time. As we race to get BLOODHOUND ready to run this year, we’re still ordering the last of the parts that we need, and putting them together as fast as they arrive.

Friday, 1 May, 2015

A fascinating thing about prototype engineering projects in general, and Land Speed Records in particular, is how they appear to move forwards in fits and starts.

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