One of our most favourite and popular activities is making balloon powered cars. By popular demand, the BLOODHOUND SSC balloon car kit is now available for you to buy and make!
BLOODHOUND TVWednesday, 13 September, 2017
The clock is counting down to the #Newquay2017 trials. Frantz gives the latest build update.
Cisco BLOODHOUND TVMonday, 24 July, 2017
The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit.
Engineering NewsTuesday, 11 July, 2017
As the Team prepares BLOODHOUND SSC for the runs at Newquay in October, it’s all go at the Technical Centre (BTC). Parts continue to arrive from suppliers and before long we should have all bespoke BLOODHOUND-designed parts necessary to build the Newquay-specific car configuration.
Education NewsWednesday, 5 July, 2017
Jess Herbert was inspired by the BLOODHOUND Project to become an engineer and at the end of 2016 she was named runner-up in the 2016 EEF Future Manufacturing Awards in the South-West, following the successful completion of her apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce. She’s also one of our valuable team of BLOODHOUND Ambassadors. This is her story.
Project NewsMonday, 12 June, 2017
The world’s most advanced straight-line racing car, BLOODHOUND SSC, will be driven for the first time, at Cornwall Airport Newquay, 26th October. Tickets on sale now!
Education NewsThursday, 8 June, 2017
Chris Lowther, UK BLOODHOUND Ambassador, returns to Western Cape, South Africa
Education NewsWednesday, 3 May, 2017
Inspiration from the BLOODHOUND team at the BETT show last year led Jeremy Chaplin to set up a computer club at his local primary school and introduce the children to the BBC micro:bit. This year they went further and entered Race For The Line.
Engineering NewsWednesday, 12 April, 2017
Engineers - here is your chance to make parts for the BLOODHOUND SSC and help us break the world land speed record and surpass a speed of 1000mph.
The car still needs a number of turned, milled and fabricated parts.
Education NewsFriday, 31 March, 2017
BLOODHOUND Education Ambassador Andy Higgs recently spent a day at a primary school showing students how even modifying simple cars made from plastic bottles uses the same iterative design processes that engineers employ. Read his story.