The Bloodhound Project The Adventure builds

... as more and more car parts are made

The Adventure builds ...

29 June, 2011

First Metal Cut

Episode 1 records the moment the first metal components for BLOODHOUND's chassis were manufactured at Hampson Industries.

12 August, 2011

6 inch rocket test

Friday 12th August 2011: After several days (and long nights) preparing his new UK rocket facility, Daniel Jubb and his Falcon rocket team successfully fired the development 6 inch diameter hybrid rocket today.

22 December, 2011

Lower chassis assembly tooling developed and delivered

Manufax Engineering and its sister company Nelson Tool Company are delighted and excited to be part of such an engineering adventure as Bloodhound SSC.  With a core business of supp

3 May, 2012

1,000 mph Car To Run On Scottish Wheels

Today, at Holyrood, BLOODHOUND SSC’s driver Andy Green and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers announced that Glasgow firm Castle Precision Engineering L

9 May, 2012

Castle Precision Engineering to make Bloodhound's wheels

On the 30th April, we announced our wheel manufacturer, Castle Precision Engineering, who will take on the manufacture of both the UK runway and desert wheels.

17 May, 2012

Airbrake motion

Ever since Andy published his diary in April 2012, we've had many questions about how the airbrake works.

26 September, 2012

BLOODHOUND To Test Europe's Largest Hybrid Rocket

  •     Key milestone in the development of the world’s first 1,000 mph car
  •     Biggest rocket to be fired in the UK for over 20 years

Today, at the Science Media Centre, London, The BLOODHOUND Project outlined the upcoming test of its unique hybrid rocket, which will take place at The Aerohub, Newquay Cornwall Airport, on 3rd October 2012.

3 October, 2012

Bloodhound Rocket Test

Rocket Test completed - see report


Countdown to the rocket firing ...


3 October, 2012

BLOODHOUND Successfully Tests Europe’s Largest Hybrid Rocket

• Biggest rocket fired in the UK for over 20 years
• Key milestone in the development of the world’s first 1,000 mph car

Today, at the Aerohub, Newquay Cornwall Airport, the BLOODHOUND Project successfully tested its unique hybrid rocket system, for first time.

21 November, 2012

URT to build Bloodhound SSC monocoque

URT Group has been announced as a technical partner in the ground breaking Bloodhound SSC (Supersonic Car) project. URT will construct the carbon fibre monocoque safety cell and seat for the land speed record vehicle, which is designed to reach speeds of 1,000mph.