The Bloodhound Project Picture of the Week

This section contains striking or unusual pictures taken on the Bloodhound Project.

Jet engine installed

Friday, 15 September, 2017

The Rolls-Royce EJ200 Jet engine was fixed in place in the upper chassis in preparation for running in Newquay next month

BLOODHOUND's Plywood Airbrakes

Monday, 26 January, 2015

The BLOODHOUND Build Team have trial fitted temporary plywood air brake doors to ensure the hinges align properly. It's quite tricky because the doors have a double compound curve (they have a 3 dimensional curve). The final doors will be manufactured from carbon fibre, foam and a little steel.


Monday, 12 January, 2015

Lance Corporal Siobhan Spiers from the British Army's Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers welding a support frame in the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre workshop

BLOODHOUND's 3,500 piece model kit

Monday, 5 January, 2015

The BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car kit contains over 3,500 components, many custom-made, including: a state-of-the-art Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet engine - normally found in the Eurofighter Typhoon

BLOODHOUND takes shape

Monday, 29 December, 2014

The BLOODHOUND Build Team trial fit one of the carbon fibre 'cheek' pieces to the jet and rocket powered car. These run from the monocoque forward over the cooling ice tanks, front subassembly and front suspension (pictured). Skillfully manufactured by URT Group

Hybrid Rocket Tested

Monday, 22 December, 2014

BLOODHOUND's Hybrid Rocket is being developed by Norwegian specialist, Nammo, as part of their work for the European Space Agency. Click the picture to see a video of it firing