The Bloodhound supersonic car moved a step closer to reality today as its designers handed over the first set of drawings to aerospace component manufacturer Hampson Industries, which will produce the rear of the car.
Powered by a Eurofighter Typhoon EJ200 jet engine and a hybrid rocket, the British team hopes to break the current land speed record of 763mph by taking the car to over 1,000mph in South Africa next year. Continue reading….
- 20 July 2010 VIDEO & PICTURES – FARNBOROUGH: Bloodhound car sniffs out Hampson
- Bloodhound SSC
- EJ200 jet engine