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Published 01 July 2011

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The BLOODHOUND Project organisation

Land Speed Record

The BLOODHOUND Project organisation is using the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed to showcase the complete rocket propulsion system for its 1000mph Land Speed Record car. Comprising a custom-designed Falcon hybrid rocket, Cosworth F1 engine, pump adapted from a Blue Streak cruise missile and a one-tonne capacity HTP oxidiser tank, this exotic system will soon be tested for the first time in what will be largest rocket firing in the UK for two decades.

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