The Bloodhound SSC aims to be the first land vehicle to break 1,000 mph. It will accomplish this using various powerplants: a gas turbine, the EJ200 out of a Eurofighter Typhoon jet, and also a hybrid rocket system. The hybrid rocket system gets its name as it uses a liquid oxidizer with a solid fuel. The oxidizer is pumped by a supercharged Jaguar V8 engine through the solid rocket. The vehicle produces 210kN of thrust, or the equivalent of about 135,000 HP. This video explores how hybrid rocket systems work.
How Jet Engines Work - http://youtu.be/8Yo369WP060
Bloodhound Project: http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/
1K Club: http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/shop/1k-club-membership
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