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AMAD Gearbox Install

Monday, 22 September, 2014 - 09:59

The BLOODHOUND build Team have trial fitted the Airframe Mounted Accessory Drive gearbox. This not only starts the EJ200 jet engine, once running, it also generates vital AC, DC and hydraulic power for the car's various systems.


Picture credit: Stefan Marjoram

Air is blown in here to start the EJ200

Upper chassis

Tuesday, 25 February, 2014 - 15:09

BLOODHOUND's upper chassis is starting to take shape. The state-of-the-art EJ200 Eurofighter Typhoon jet engine will hang within this aluminium structure. The aluminium stringers that run the length of the chassis and titanium skin will carry the loads generated by the jet engine into the rest of the car.