For the first time in South Africa, the supersonic car Bloodhound was tested.
Author: I Bloodhound.co
Andy Green driver reaches 160 kilometers per hour on Friday
First supersonic car tested in South Africa
Bloodhound they want to break the current speed record. He has
1227.929 kilometers per hour and during the year
1997 Thrust SSC car. Then on Friday who was directed by Andy Green
driving speed reached 160 km / h.
plan to undergo additional tests to test slowly
Higher speeds want to make about twelve scenes by mid-November.
Designers of test drives will observe a structure
proper functioning of systems. They want to achieve speed this year
800 to 965 kilometers per hour. They want with the help of missiles for next year
engine exceeded 1290 kilometers per hour. However, they must verify:
brakes and parachutes can stop a vehicle safely.
The whole project is managed by the UK, but hosted by the South African government
Republic. Even the locals cleared the Hakskeen area where they were testing,
A British businessman made of stones can continue the project
Ian Warhurst saved him this year from the financial situation.