The Bloodhound Project Propulsion - Jet

Bloodhound SSC Vehicle Technical Specification: configuration 11, June 2012


Rolls-Royce EJ200 Specification

Item Unit Condition Comment
Max. Thrust (wet) kN 90  
Max. Thrust (dry) kN 60  
Fuel Type - Jet A or JP8  
Power Supply Requirement V 28V  
Power Take Off -    
Fuel Pressure Bar    
System Mass (dry) kg 991  
Fuel Mass Required

1000mph ISA day
kg 302

(390 litres)
5mins idle,5 sec ramp to max dry, 5 sec max dry, 5 sec ramp to reheat,

41 sec reheat, controlled slam to idle. 5 mins idle

Includes 10% ullage and allowance for scatter and deterioration of engine

in line with RR worst case

(Fuel mass based on RR Data, RA run profile May 2012 & 6.5T vehicle)
Diameter mm 850  
Length mm 4000  


EJ200 Intake Duct Specifications

Item Unit Target Status Comment
Intake Area m2 0.28 – 0.38 0.35  
Aspect Ratio - 1.5 – 2.6 2  
Offset Ratio - 0.23 0.23  
Area Ratio -   0.8  
Length mm   3.75  




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