Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 32 (Subsonic)

Thrust SSC

Twin Rolls-Royce Spey powered jet-car

Power110000 hp (82027 kW)
Thrust50000 lbs (22680 kg)
Fuel Consumption4 Imperial gallons per second
4.8 US gallons per second
18.18 litres per second
0 to 60 mph2.5 seconds
0 to 100 mph4 seconds
0 to 600 mph16 seconds

Jafr Desert, Jordan

Surface TypeMud Playa
Course Orientation160
Length10 miles (16.1 km)

Run: 32 (Subsonic)

At 07:33:00 on 04/06/97 Local Time (04:33:00 on 04/06/97 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile430 mph (691.999 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre430 mph (691.999 km/h)
Peak Speed479 mph (770.855 km/h)
Distance Covered6 miles (9.7 km)
Direction340 degrees (magnetic)
Peak Acceleration1.2 g
Peak Deceleration0.6 g
First Parachute Deployed after4 miles (6.44 km)


ControlWe cleared the car-park and spat dust!
DriverGood run. Parachute better but needs further slight modification.

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