Sunday, February 13, 2011
The design for the racer has already since 2009, now the go-ahead for construction. The record so far of the fastest rocket car, the Thrust SuperSonic Car 1,228 kilometers per hour (763 miles per hour), dates from 1997. The aim of the Bloodhound initiators is to reach the threshold to 1,000 mph (1,600 kph).
Success is the combination of the two engines. About a rocket engine, the Eurojet EJ200 nozzle of a € Fighters will be installed, which is on loan from the British Ministry of Defense. How to reach a total of over 200 kilo Newton thrust.
The front part of the shell of carbon and glass fiber materials are from a company specializing in yachts. The 90-inch wheels made of aluminum alloy to withstand 10,000 revolutions per minute and by the vehicle, thrown into the sand.