Currently being assembled in Bristol, Bloodhound will be fitted with airbrakes
and winglets after its Newquay trial so it can start high-speed testing at Hakskeen Pan, in South Africa's Northern Cape in summer 2016.
Buttons on the front control the EMCOM radio, airbrakes
and parachutes, while triggers on the rear of the handgrips prime and fire the rockets.
It will take almost five miles to bring the dart-shaped car to a halt with airbrakes
and parachutes so driver Andy, 51, will need to have nerves of steel.
It will be the first business jet fitted with flaperons - active deflection control surfaces that can act both as flaps, ailerons or airbrakes
SWANSEA UNI PLAYING VITAL ROLE IN PROJECT IT HAS solid titanium wheels, the same engine as the Typhoon Eurofighter, a V12 racing car engine just to power its fuel pump and it will use airbrakes
and parachutes to slow down.
However, it looks like their career's airbrakes
have slammed on when they both fail their mock tests.
Down the backstretch they threw the airbrakes
on and it cost us.
Finally, ET409's flight actuators -- the parts of a plane's wing which extend during landing to act as airbrakes
-- may have been faulty.
Engineer Kerry Cone, immediate past chairman of the Society of Automotive Engineers Sound Level Technical Committee, is skeptical of broadband alarms, because he says that people are "imprinted" on conventional beepers, and he doubts they would respond as readily to a signal that he says sounds more like airbrakes
The car will use airbrakes
and two parachutes to bring it to a rest after each run.
Slim's first musical outing was back in 1973 with the album Merry Airbrakes
, and he has worked alongside any number of bluesmen over the years.
I pulled the throttles to idle and jerked the drag chute handle back while the aircraft commander raised the airbrakes