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Project News JAGUAR SUPPORTS BLOODHOUND SSC RECORD BID

Thursday, 20 November, 2014

News

Los Angeles, 19 November: Today, Jaguar revealed further details about the new partnership with the Bloodhound World Land Speed Record project following the significant high-speed test in South Africa earlier in the month, which marked the start of a major technical partnership between Jaguar and Bloodhound.

Education News

Maths question of the week

Tuesday, 18 November, 2014

News

When BLOODHOUND SSC reaches the end of each run Andy Green will turn the car around to face the new course for his return run through the measured mile. The minimum turning circle that Andy’s steering will allow is 240m in diameter.

Picture of the week

BLOODHOUND Grows

Monday, 17 November, 2014

Picture of the Week

The BLOODHOUND Build Team have almost finished final assembly of upper chassis. Around 12,000 aerospace grade rivets were pulled last week as the team raced to fit and glue the titanium skin in place before the 'best before date' of the glue expires.

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Snapshots from the Desert

Monday, 10 November, 2014

News

Early morning on Hakskeen Pan. A crowd of a hundred or more stands under a Kalahari sun that will soon be punishingly hot: engineers, sponsors, journalists, TV and film crews. There is hardly a sound as they gaze into the heat-distorted distance. A radio barks into life, snapping people out of their reverie.

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High Speed Comms Test on the Hakskeen Pan, South Africa

Monday, 10 November, 2014

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The L39 jet and two Jaguar sports cars make high speed runs up and down the 12 mile desert to check BLOODHOUND's radio signal strength

Cisco BHTV

Jaguar & BLOODHOUND complete Successful Desert Communications Test

Thursday, 6 November, 2014

Bloodhound TV

Jaguar announces major partnership with British World Land Speed Record Team

NEW ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE JAGUAR F-TYPE R BOOSTS RECORD BID

Thursday, 6 November, 2014

Press Release

Jaguar announces major partnership with British World Land Speed Record Team. AWD Jaguar F-TYPE R carries out key communications test on the Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape, South Africa

Jaguar Joins BLOODHOUND Project as Innovation Partner

Team Starts Countdown to First Record Attempt With Successful Desert Communications Test

Wednesday, 5 November, 2014

Press Release

The BLOODHOUND Project today started the 12-month countdown to its first Land Speed Record attempt, and celebrated Jaguar joining the programme as Innovation Partner, by staging a high-speed communications test at Hakskeen Pan, South Africa.

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The ultimate all terrain support vehicle arrives

Monday, 3 November, 2014

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The first of BLOODHOUND's support vehicles has arrived. This is a Supacat, kitted out with Angloco fire and rescue equipment and a HIAB crane

Cisco BHTV

Burp testing BLOODHOUND's air intake

Monday, 3 November, 2014

Bloodhound TV

Testing BLOODHOUND's carbon composite air intake to ensure it can handle 1,000mph and 64,000 ltrs of air per second!

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