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Press Release BLOODHOUND Targets 500mph in South Africa in 2018

Friday, 15 December, 2017

Press Release

The BLOODHOUND Project today announced plans to run BLOODHOUND SSC for the first time on its dry lake bed race track at Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape, South Africa, in October 2018.

PROJECT NEWS

Isle of Man issues BLOODHOUND stamps

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017

News

The Isle of Man Post Office has issued an unusual sheet of stamps to celebrate the BLOODHOUND Project and its connections to the Isle of Man.

Engineering News

BLOODHOUND clears its throat

Tuesday, 26 September, 2017

News

This is the sound of the Air Start Cart dry cranking the EJ200 jet engine, a dress rehersal for starting it up with fuel and the tie down tests.

Picture of the week

Jet engine installed

Friday, 15 September, 2017

Picture of the Week

The Rolls-Royce EJ200 Jet engine was fixed in place in the upper chassis in preparation for running in Newquay next month

Picture of the Week

Seat belt fitting

Thursday, 14 September, 2017

Picture of the Week

Andy Green looks on as the seat belts are fitted into the cockpit, then tries them for size.

BLOODHOUND TV

Three weeks to #Newquay2017 trials

Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The clock is counting down to the #Newquay2017 trials. Frantz gives the latest build update.

Sponsor News

BLOODHOUND land speed record project inspires global uptake of STEM subjects and races towards 1000mph with Oracle as new Cloud partner

Tuesday, 25 July, 2017

Press Release

Data will be broadcast into classrooms worldwide to help teachers bring STEM subjects to life.
Real-time sensor data will help BLOODHOUND engineers continually optimise the Car's performance

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV

Anatomy of the Car: Electronics

Monday, 24 July, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit.

 

Engineering News

Car news – July 2017

Tuesday, 11 July, 2017

News

As the Team prepares BLOODHOUND SSC for the runs at Newquay in October, it’s all go at the Technical Centre (BTC). Parts continue to arrive from suppliers and before long we should have all bespoke BLOODHOUND-designed parts necessary to build the Newquay-specific car configuration.

Education News

Inspired by BLOODHOUND – and now inspiring others

Wednesday, 5 July, 2017

News

Jess Herbert was inspired by the BLOODHOUND Project to become an engineer and at the end of 2016 she was named runner-up in the 2016 EEF Future Manufacturing Awards in the South-West, following the successful completion of her apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce. She’s also one of our valuable team of BLOODHOUND Ambassadors. This is her story.

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