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The Bloodhound Project - The engineering behind the 1,000mph World Speed Record attempt | McCance Room 301 | Tuesday, 23. April 2019

The Bloodhound Project - The engineering behind the 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt
by
Mark Chapman,  Engineering Director, Bloodhound                                                                         
The Bloodhound Project is a high-technology project, focused around a 1,000mph world land speed record attempt. It aims to inspire the next generation by bringing science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life in an exciting way.
In the second quarter of 2019, the Bloodhound supersonic car will run for the first time on its specially created race track at Hakskeen Pan, South Africa.
Mark Chapman has experience in variety of engineering projects including many years in aerospace engineering. He joined the Bloodhound Project in 2008.