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Winning designer hands helmet to Andy Green

Tuesday, 1 November, 2016


The winning designer of the BLOODHOUND helmet that will be used in South Africa next year has delivered it to driver Andy Green at Hakskeen Pan. The handover took place during the celebrations to mark one year until the World Land Speed Record attempt in October 2017.

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Bloodhound’s vital electrical power systems protected by E-T-A circuit breakers

Tuesday, 10 December, 2013


The vital electrical systems aboard Bloodhound SSC are protected by around forty circuit breakers and battery isolators provided by E-T-A. The circuit breakers are installed to isolate key parts of the system in the event of short circuits or overloads. Rather than using fuses whose characteristics change with age and lead to nuisance blowing, E-T-A circuit breaker performance is stable over time.

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV - Episode 13

Why doesn't Bloodhound SSC have an ejector seat?

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012

Bloodhound TV

In this episode, Chief Aerodynamicist Ron Ayers explains why BLOODHOUND SSC does not have an ejector seat.

[Original Music by Al Lethbridge]

Sponsor News

Phoenix Distribution to supply Andy’s Arai driving helmet

Tuesday, 24 March, 2009


Phoenix Distribution (NW) Limited, the official UK importer for ARAI helmets, have joined the BLOODHOUND Project as Product Sponsors to provide both expertise and equipment.