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Project News An Update on Timings

Thursday, 23 March, 2017

News

Our goal this year is to test BLOODHOUND SSC on the runway at Newquay Aerohub. We will announce the target date in due course but it will follow-on from static ‘tie-down’ tests of the EJ200 jet, installed in the car, which we hope to conduct this summer.

Anatomy of the Car

The 1,000mph 'Goats Head'

Monday, 27 February, 2017

Bloodhound TV

The front subassembly, aka the 'Goats Head' will see some incredible loads because this is where the front suspension bolt onto and the steering rack sits. This video explains how it got its nickname:

Project news

Workshop update - February 2017

Monday, 27 February, 2017

News

During February, the Team at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre has continued to make progress on the Car and the equipment needed to go with it.

Education News

Spreading the engineering word

Saturday, 25 February, 2017

News

Anyone can become a BLOODHOUND Ambassador, but when engineering is in your genes and really fires you up, there’s nothing more exciting than passing that excitement on to the next generation (or two). Peter McCree JP, BLOODHOUND Ambassador, explains why.

Sponsor News

Bott – Equipping BLOODHOUND’s workshop

Friday, 3 February, 2017

News

In the second of a regular series of articles about our sponsors, we hear from Bott Ltd – provider of workshop storage solutions for the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre – about why and how it is involved in the Project.

BLOODHOUND TV

Cisco BHTV: Supersonic shockwaves and aerodynamics

Wednesday, 1 February, 2017

Bloodhound TV

When you’re covering a mile in a blistering 3.6 seconds you need to know the car is safe and stable. Aerodynamics and managing the supersonic shockwaves the car creates is key reaching 1,000mph / 1,600kph. Dr Ben Evans from the University of Swansea explains all….

Education News

BLOODHOUND wins Best of Bett award

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

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The BLOODHOUND Project & Microsoft win Best of Bett award at the BETT Show, Europe's largest education event

BLOODHOUND TV

Anatomy of the Car - The Nose

Monday, 30 January, 2017

Bloodhound TV

A brand new series of programmes that will take you through the inner workings of BLOODHOUND SSC - a 1000mph car aiming to break the World Land Speed Record!

BLOODHOUND TV

Anatomy of the Car - Introduction

Sunday, 29 January, 2017

Bloodhound TV

A brand new series of programmes that will take you through the inner workings of BLOODHOUND SSC - a 1000mph car aiming to break the World Land Speed Record! Let us know what you think in the comments below and if you like this be sure to give it the thumbs up! Subscribe to our channel for more videos like this!

Education News

Ambassadors – worth their weight in gold

Friday, 20 January, 2017

News

Working in a school can be a manic experience. Workload is high, events can be unpredictable and there is a never-ending to-do list. This is where STEM Ambassadors come in.

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