The Bloodhound Project Vehicle Operating Environment

Bloodhound SSC Vehicle Technical Specification: configuration 11, June 2012



Definition Unit Status Comment
Venue - TBD  
Max. Ambient Air Temp °C 30 UK Summer
Min. Ambient Air Temp °C 0 UK winter
Elevation m 0-152 Venue TBD
  (ft) (0-500)  
Ambient Air Pressure range mb 970-1040 Typical limits of UK surface pressure


South Africa

Definition Unit Status Comment
Venue - Hakskeen Pan  
Max. Ambient Air Temp °C 40 Based on Upington and Rietfontein annual maxima (and assuming a personnel limit of 40°C)
Min. Ambient Air Temp °C 0 Based on Upington and Rietfontein annual averages
Elevation m 794 Altitude above sea level
  (ft) (2600)  
Ambient Air Pressure Range mb 915-940 Typical limits of SA surface pressure
Max. Density Altitude m 1829 Based on 40°C and 915mb
  (ft) (6000)  



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