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Project News Trial fit of the EJ200 Jet Engine

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

News

Today at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre near Bristol, the EJ200 jet engine was carefully lowered onto the lower chassis ...

Education News

Maths Question Of The Week

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

News

The lower chassis of BLOODHOUND SSC uses the particular quality of triangles resulting in a strong yet light construction. 
 

Education News

415mph model rocket cars

Monday, 29 September, 2014

News

Congratulations to the Young Engineers of Joseph Whitaker School on their 415mph model rocket cars!

Read the full story and see a video on the BBC News website

 

Picture of the week

Strain gauges

Monday, 29 September, 2014

Picture of the Week

Mark Robinson fitting strain gauges to the inside of the carbon composite monocoque. These will tell the engineers how much the chassis is flexing during every single test run.

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AMAD Gearbox Install

Monday, 22 September, 2014

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The BLOODHOUND build Team have trial fitted the Airframe Mounted Accessory Drive gearbox. This not only starts the EJ200 jet engine, once running, it also generates vital AC, DC and hydraulic power for the car's various systems.

 

Picture credit: Stefan Marjoram

Picture of the week

Thrust Supersonic Car

Monday, 15 September, 2014

Picture of the Week

Driven by Andy Green to 763.035 mph on the Black Rock Desert, Nevada in 1997. Thrust SSC and its predecessor Thrust2 are on display at the Coventry Transport Museum

Media Coverage

F1 Racing Magazine interviews Andy Green

Monday, 15 September, 2014

News

Peter Windsor's in depth interview with Andy gives a unique insight into the man who would be the first to drive a car over the 1000 MPH mark.

Education News

Maths question of the week

Monday, 15 September, 2014

News

Can you answer this week's tricky maths question and calculate the thermal expansion of the yellow surface table?
Target G&T Ks4 or Ks5 Mechanics

Media coverage

Andy Green explains how he'll make a 1,000mph run

Monday, 8 September, 2014

News

BLOODHOUND Driver Andy Green talks F1 Racing Magazine through a 1,000mph run

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