Press Release• Rolls-Royce jet engine powering BLOODHOUND SSC
• First land speed record sponsored by Rolls-Royce
• Rolls-Royce ambassadors helping to inspire future generation of engineers
Rolls-Royce PLC today announced support for The BLOODHOUND Project. A Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet engine will be used in conjunction with a custom designed hybrid rocket to propel the car to over 1,000 mph (1,600 kmh or Mach 1.4). Rolls-Royce will also provide financial and technical support for the project.
Project NewsMonday, 29 April, 2013
NewsBLOODHOUND SSC has appeared in the Motorsport News recently with a great article on current progress.
Education NewsTuesday, 23 April, 2013
Our big draw for this year was the Bloodhound SSC team and their car. This posed significant difficulties with the raising of funds, delivery of the car itself and space to accommodate the activity.
Sponsor NewsTuesday, 16 April, 2013
BLOODHOUND SSC's Bristol-based headquarters needed a communication system that could keep pace with the demands of designing, building and testing a supersonic car. Virgin Media Business has installed a 1Gb fibre optic network, giving BLOODHOUND's team of engineers the technology they need to share their success, and educate the next-generation of scientists at over 5000 schools from across the country.
Education NewsTuesday, 16 April, 2013
Bloodhound SSC Ambassador Jonathan Reed tells us why he wanted to volunteer.
Education NewsMonday, 15 April, 2013
Kimberley, South Africa
The BLOODHOUND SSC Project invites learners in the Northern Cape to participate in a competition to design artwork for a helmet for Andy Green, the fastest man on Earth.
Desert NewsWednesday, 10 April, 2013
NewsThe Kalahari has had a very dry summer season, traditionally the rainfall for the area is normally from about November until March. This year almost no rain fell in this entire period, that is until Easter weekend ...
Project NewsFriday, 5 April, 2013
University of the West of England (UWE) film students used BLOODHOUND as the subject for their final year project. They visited the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre, conducted interviews with the team and produced this fantastic film:
Project NewsSunday, 17 March, 2013
Launched at the Big Bang Fair www.BLOODHOUNDBLAST.com is a free to use interactive online environment.
Project NewsTuesday, 12 March, 2013
We had a production planning meeting last week, now that the BloodhoundSSC build is well established and we all have much better visibility of the time scales.