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Engineering News Car news – July 2017

Tuesday, 11 July, 2017

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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

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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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[Kids film] Fun science with Rob: Speed

Monday, 3 July, 2017

Bloodhound TV

What does 1,000mph look like? Our chief inspirer, Rob, demonstrates with the help of an air gun.

Education News

The BLOODHOUND Effect

Friday, 23 June, 2017

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This is WHY we're building a 1,000mph car. This is the BLOODHOUND effect in action.
Good luck to Team Awesome in the Race For The Line rocket car national finals!

Project News

BLOODHOUND is Go!

Monday, 12 June, 2017

News

The world’s most advanced straight-line racing car, BLOODHOUND SSC, will be driven for the first time, at Cornwall Airport Newquay, 26th October. Tickets on sale now!

Education News

Back to Western Cape

Thursday, 8 June, 2017

News

Chris Lowther, UK BLOODHOUND Ambassador, returns to Western Cape, South Africa

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[Kids film] Fun science with Rob: Combustion

Tuesday, 30 May, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Our chief inspirer, Rob, explores combustion and how it generates thrust to blast BLOODHOUND SSC to 1,000mph.

 

 

Education News

Brooke Primary School’s Race for the Line

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017

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Inspiration from the BLOODHOUND team at the BETT show last year led Jeremy Chaplin to set up a computer club at his local primary school and introduce the children to the BBC micro:bit. This year they went further and entered Race For The Line.

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Swagelok takes supersonic learning to the US

Friday, 28 April, 2017

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The BLOODHOUND Project has its first certified Ambassadors in the US, thanks to a two-year labour of love to deliver BLOODHOUND-based inspiration to children in Ohio, courtesy of sponsors Swagelok Company and Swagelok Bristol.

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Fun science with Rob: Temperature

Tuesday, 25 April, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Our chief inspirer, Rob Bennett, explores how BLOODHOUND uses temperature to make parts of the car fit together. Naturally, he has to experiment with liquid nitrogen to explain its cool properties.

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