Major Oli Morgan is the Team Leader for the Army’s involvement in the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car project. As an Aircraft Engineering Officer in the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, his technical background on Apache is used to good effect to provide the Bloodhound team with technical advice on Engineering Assurance. In addition to his engineering role, he is also responsible for recruiting each six-month attachment of personnel and managing the team on a day-to-day basis.
Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) is the name of a UK project aiming to break the land speed record with a car powered by a jet engine and a hybrid rocket motor. The car has a design speed of 1,050 mph (1,609 km/h).
23 July 2014
Supersonic inspiration at Goodwood Festival of Speed
4 September 2013
Bloodhound SSC: Inspiring the next generation of Engineers Pt 2
25 January 2013
First job for REME: Europe’s Largest Hybrid Rocket
15 January 2013
Supersonic car project takes off
“The potential for Army Electrical and Mechanical engineers to engage with a young student population was unique. Using technology owned by every family to tell the story of science and engineering, we had the opportunity to inspire young people …”