The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread

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Post by longarmedgibbon » Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:06 pm

Ive ran it at 80 mph that was with 70 percent throttle i darent run it full power as my pants would be brown and if i crashed it my dad wouldn't speak to me again lol

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Post by Fulcrum29 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:20 pm

If we're looking at full scale reproductions or our own fast speed designs, then I'm afraid that it's useless to ask the government (unless you want to ask the Chinese government, that is), at this point it's better to go search for funding among billionaires. Elon Musk would be the kind of guy to fund this, but then he may well claim it as his own design, so it's your call.


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Post by Canopener Al » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:21 pm

As soon as they went into administration, one knew it would be the end. Alas, the project took too long and sponsers get bored unless they get a return for their cash.

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Post by rich1608 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:53 pm

It would make a great stand-in exhibit at the Ruskin when K7 is out on tour!

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Post by ace_chris » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:04 pm

Interesting development Mike! Hope he's got deep pockets ;) But great that at least the project as been saved, for now.

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Post by longarmedgibbon » Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:47 pm

Found this clive anderson interviewing andy green. Is it a good interview or is clive anderson a baffoon ??. https://youtu.be/Z1oqN0Vnzxo

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Post by mickday » Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:44 pm

Looks like the Bloodhound project has been resurected

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47650453

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Post by JefL » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:37 pm

Yes, a brief item on the local news said they had moved to a new base in Gloucetershire, not far from where I live.

Interesting snippet, a mate of mine who helped with some development work at the start of the project, revealed that an early version of the design used a formula 1 engine to power the fuel pump for the rocket motor. One helluva pump to need a f1 engine as the prime mover. Not sure if this is still the case with the latest iteration of the design though.

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