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Not Dangerous Enough: Jet Powered Carousel

Whenever I think "jet-powered" I think of rocketpacks and blasting off to the moon with a bubble helmet on and then playing hide-and-seek amongst the craters. Secondly,...
October 1, 2009

Vroom Vroom Kabloom: 2,700 HP Jet Truck

Chris Lentz, instead of going the classy route and getting a pair of truck nuts, decided to throw a Czech built Motorlet M-701 turbojet in the bed...
July 1, 2009

What Happens When Bird Meets Jet Engine

This is a test demonstrating what happens when a foreign object enters a jet engine before buying it dinner first. Wide Body, Blade-Out Jet Engine Test. Short...
February 9, 2009

Man Crosses English Channel With Jetpack

Yves "Fusion Man" Rossey successfully crossed the English Channel with a jetpack today. This is one small pew for man, one giant PEW PEW PEW for mankind....
September 26, 2008

DARPA Vulcan Engine Solves Problems

The problem with traditional scramjet planes (planes with the potential of hitting Mach 12-24) is they require supersonic airflow in order to function. So getting up to...
June 26, 2008

Minivan Is Mega Fun, Jet Engine Powered

This Dodge Caravan isn’t your standard stock vehicle. No sir -- this bad boy is packing a jet engine. It does an 1/8 mile in 7.65 seconds...
March 4, 2008