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Project News Getting BLOODHOUND SSC built on time

Tuesday, 14 April, 2015

News

As 2015 is the year that the BLOODHOUND project will take our supersonic car to South Africa to attempt to beat the world land speed record, this year we plan to publish regular updates charting the car’s progress towards testing in Newquay in August and then on to South Africa in September.

Education News

How to build a jet engine from junk

Monday, 6 April, 2015

News

How BLOODHOUND Ambassadors from Rolls-Royce inspire primary school children

By Grant Gibson, materials technologist at Rolls-Royce and BLOODHOUND Ambassador

Media coverage

1,000mph car built to inspire the next generation of engineers

Thursday, 2 April, 2015

Media Cutting

The International Business Times visited the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre to film an interview with the team and see the latest build progress

Engineering News

Extreme machines need extreme teams

Wednesday, 25 March, 2015

News

It’s the middle of February 2015 and I realise I’m guilty of not stopping to write my blog for a while! In my defence it’s been an extraordinary few months: our very high work rate has ratcheted up even further, in a way none of us could foresee....

Picture of the week

Building BLOODHOUND

Monday, 23 March, 2015

Picture of the Week

Over the last couple of weeks the BLOODHOUND Build Team have trial installed the EJ200 jet engine into the upper chassis and in turn, dropped the upper chassis onto the rest of the car.

Media coverage

TV report from the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre

Friday, 20 March, 2015

Media Cutting

TV channel, Al Jazeera, visited the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre to interview Andy Green, Mark Chapman and see the team building the car

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV

Shooting BLOODHOUND SSC - Ballistic tests on cockpit protection panels

Wednesday, 11 March, 2015

Bloodhound TV

At 1,000mph, BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car's solid aluminium wheels will be spinning at 10,200 rpm, that's rotating at 170 times per second, generating a staggering 50,000 radial g at the rim.

Education News

International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 10 March, 2015

News

What is International Women’s Day (IWD)?

Picture of the week

BLOODHOUND Body Work

Monday, 9 March, 2015

Picture of the Week

The BLOODHOUND Build Team have been trial fitting the carbon composite bodywork to the front of the car. It's very exciting to see the car suddenly take shape.

Media coverage

FT: Supersonic car showcases UK engineering

Monday, 9 March, 2015

Media Cutting

The Financial Times recently visited the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre to meet the team and pupils from a local school

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