#speed

Engineering Anniversaries – Thrust SSC and the World Land Speed Record

10 months ago — Quick Read

Today, 15th October 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC team setting the World Land Speed Record of 763.035mph.

Letting Bloodhound Off The Leash – date set for Bloodhound High Speed Test programme

3 years ago — Long Read

The Bloodhound LSR team are now set to conduct their first full test run at Hakskeen Pan track in South Africa in Autumn 2019 The team behind the supersonic car...

Bloodhound revs up for maiden run

5 years ago — Quick Read

Bloodhound SSC is gearing up for its a major milestone yet later this month. Starting October 26th it will undergo a series of 200mph test runs at Cornwall’s Newquay airport....

Vertigo Project promises hi-fidelity positioning for almost any moving object

5 years ago — Quick Read

UK start-up Vertigo has combined some mind-bending maths with ARM’s mBed microprocessor to create a device that is capable of combining an accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS to tell you exactly...