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2010-07-25 Turbine Blades of the Bloodhound SSC Jet Engine, Farnborough Airshow

The Bloodhound super-sonic car (SSC) has three engines. These are the rocket engine, the auxiliary V8 petrol engine (which feeds fuel to the rocket) and this turbofan jet engine from a Eurofighter Typhoon (model EJ200). Yes, getting to 1000 miles per hour on the ground means burning a lot of fuel. What a waste!

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Taken on July 25, 2010