Archive for November, 2010

Turkish Trike Aims To Take Hydrogen Title

A student-built, three-wheeled, hydrogen-fueled car is a Turkish team’s hope for success in the 2011 Shell Eco-Marathon.
The undergrads at Sakarya University in Esentepe, Turkey spent only eleven months to research, develop and build the vehicle they call Settar, according to team member Ahmet Hakan Hirca.
“Our team members are undergraduate students who are volunteers and from […]

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Inflight Fire Forces Boeing 787 To Make Emergency Landing

The crew of one of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight test aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing yesterday after smoke filled the cabin during flight. The incident occurred with aircraft ZA002 (pictured above before its first flight) on a test flight from Yuma, Arizona.
An electrical fire in the aft section of the aircraft […]

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Video: Jetman Adds Aerobatics to His Repertoire

Yves Rossy has figured out that many of us are suckers for a story about people trying to fly like the birds. Granted there aren’t many birds with four jet engines strapped to their wings, but what we lack in wings and the right muscles, we make up for with the brains to build a […]

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Mitsubishi’s Electric i-MiEV Grows Up

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car we’ll see in North America next year is a little bigger and slightly more aggressive than the cute-as-a-button model Japan and Europe have.
The North American car, which makes its worldwide debut next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, is a little bigger in every dimension than the Japanese market […]

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This Is the Blueprint to the Millennium Falcon

We’re looking at the blueprint for the Millennium Falcon, Han Solo’s tricked-out smuggling space ship. How cool is that? There’s really nothing more to say, except you can download the full-size image (jpg). And we want some Arakyd Industries ST2 concussion missile tubes installed on our car. That would make the commute more fun.
FuriousFanboys via […]

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