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 NEWSTuesday, 26 September, 2017
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 NewsTuesday, 26 September, 2017
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 weekFriday, 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 WeekThursday, 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 TVWednesday, 13 September, 2017
The clock is counting down to the #Newquay2017 trials. Frantz gives the latest build update.
BLOODHOUND land speed record project inspires global uptake of STEM subjects and races towards 1000mph with Oracle as new Cloud partnerTuesday, 25 July, 2017
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 TVMonday, 24 July, 2017
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 NewsTuesday, 11 July, 2017
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 NewsWednesday, 5 July, 2017
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.