URT Group Ltd
A fascinating thing about prototype engineering projects in general, and Land Speed Records in particular, is how they appear to move forwards in fits and starts.
It’s the middle of February 2015 and I realise I’m guilty of not stopping to write my blog for a while! In my defence it’s been an extraordinary few months: our very high work rate has ratcheted up even further, in a way none of us could foresee....
The BLOODHOUND Build Team have been trial fitting the carbon composite bodywork to the front of the car. It's very exciting to see the car suddenly take shape.
The BLOODHOUND Build Team trial fit one of the carbon fibre 'cheek' pieces to the jet and rocket powered car. These run from the monocoque forward over the cooling ice tanks, front subassembly and front suspension (pictured). Skillfully manufactured by URT Group
Great news this month, with the announcement of Jaguar as a main partner in our World Land Speed Record attempt. Jaguar has been involved in the Land Speed Record for over 30 years, supporting Thrust 2 in the 1980s and then helping Thrust SSC to the set the current supersonic record in 1997.