The Bloodhound Project BLOODHOUND hybrid rocket firing

BLOODHOUND hybrid rocket firing

Project News
Thursday, 20 September, 2012

Save the date: 3rd October 2012         

The BLOODHOUND Project will test fire its hybrid rocket in the first week of October at the Aerohub, Newquay Cornwall Airport.

The firing will take place on Wednesday October 3rd

BLOODHOUND’s engineers will be testing the complete rocket system for the first time, comprising of the Cosworth CA2010 F1 engine, High Test Peroxide tank, custom designed gear box, software and unique Falcon Hybrid Rocket.

The event represents the most significant milestone yet in the development of the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car, the team will also be launching its new website and “The science behind the speed” a coffee table book, telling the design story of the world’s first 1,000 mph car.      

There will be a briefing at the science media centre, London, ahead of the firing - date TBC.

Media places are limited, please reply to jules.tipler@mettlepr.com to confirm if you’d like to attend the rocket test.