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Wiki: Chengdu J-20 F-22 Raptor Replica

Posted: October 23rd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blip, Buster Cookson, China, Fast, Faster, Fastest, Fly Your Kite, Wiki | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wiki: Chengdu J-20 F-22 Raptor Replica

The Chengdu J-20 [Jian-20 literally Annihilator-Twenty] is a purported fifth generation, stealth, twin-engine fighter aircraft prototype developed by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force [PLAAF] In late 2010, the J-20 underwent high speed taxiing tests. The J-20 made its first flight on 11 January 2011. General He Weirong, Deputy Commander of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force said in November 2009 that he expected the J-20 to be operational in 2017–2019 :: Read the full article »»»»


Wiki: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

Posted: October 16th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blip, Fast, Faster, Fastest, Favorite New Thought, Fly Your Kite, Wiki, World First | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wiki: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

Anyone with an interest in man-made-machinery, older than 30, has to have some space in their mind that allows a smile at the thought of the Blackbird, it is one of those machines that was just done to perfection. Blackbird was instigated for possibly all the wrong reason, regardless, it’s design alone puts this creation in a category of it’s own :: Read the full article »»»»


PSA Peugeot-Citreon VeLV

Posted: October 1st, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Auto News, Blip, Citreon, concept, Concept Car, Concept Vehicle, design, ecodriver, electric, electric car, Frankfurt Motor Show, Green Motoring, Grilled, M.Aaron Silverman, Peugeot, PSA | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on PSA Peugeot-Citreon VeLV

Peugeot, hmmm, they’ve always made a decent enough Looking automobile, a little lacking perhaps on the reliability front – Peugeot Drivers Be Quiet, servicing your car EVERY month isn’t normal – aside from that little nugget, if don’t fit into a slimline blue pencil skirt or loafers and cardigans, they’ve never really been inspiring. Adding to that image, Peugeot has released pix of it’s latest concept, the VeLV.

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Ken Block, the man behind the Wheel

Posted: August 13th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blip, Fast, Faster, Fastest | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ken Block, the man behind the Wheel

Ken Block is the sort of driver that other rally drivers love to hate. After shooting to YouTube stardom with his Gymkhana – extreme driving video’s  – then stepping into a rally car in which he now consistently finishes in the top five. Block’s previous life is even more astounding! The founder of ubersuccesful brand DC Shoes, Block is a multidemsion driven bloke who is seemingly unstoppable. There is more to Ken Block than just grinning behind the wheel of an extreme rally car while driving sideways, sideways then more sideways. Ken Blocks story is a tale of the kid from the block working his ass off and making it good. He’d started his first company while he was still in community college and has just never stopped. Read the full article »»»»


University of Adelaide's EDWARD Electric Dicycle

Posted: June 25th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blip, Eco Driver, electric, Grilled, Michael Courtenay, On Two Wheels | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on University of Adelaide's EDWARD Electric Dicycle

Meet Edward, with a top speed of 40kmh / 25 mph is a futuristic, purely electric dicycle. Designed by Honor students – Ben S. Cazzolato, Chris Dyer, Kane Fulton, Jonathon Harvey, Evan Schumann, Charles Zhu, Luke Charles Francou, Jack Scott Parsons, Benjamin John Wright, Bo Zhu, Jonathon R. Atterton, Ben L. Davis, Samuel C. Hart and Erin E. Pearce – at the University of Adelaide, Australia, Edward is an advanced program in good looking mechanical design. Although it looks like some dystopian vehicle ridden by Gaff in Bladerunner, Edward is a fully operational electric, human operated dicyclele. Read the full article »»»»

Wiki: Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

Posted: June 6th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blip, Fast, Faster, Fastest, Fly Your Kite, Wiki | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wiki: Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

The Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor is a single-seat, twin-engine fifth-generation supermaneuverable fighter aircraft that uses stealth technology. It was designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but has additional capabilities that include ground attack, electronic warfare, and signals intelligence roles. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is the prime contractor and is responsible for the majority of the airframe, weapon systems and final assembly of the F-22. Program partner Boeing Defense, Space & Security provides the wings, aft fuselage, avionics integration, and training systems. Read the full article »»»»


True Love: Aston Martin Unveils V12 Zagato

Posted: May 23rd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Aston Martin, Blip, True Love | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on True Love: Aston Martin Unveils V12 Zagato

Lake Como, 20 May 2011. Aston Martin will unveiled the stunning new V12 Zagato endurance racer concept on the shores of Lake Como, Italy at the Villa D’Este Concours.

Reviving a collaboration which has produced some of the most beautiful and sought-after cars in the world, the partnership takes inspiration from the past, to create a modern descendent of classics such as the DB4GT Zagato, V8 Vantage Zagato and DB7 Zagato based on Aston Martin’s ultimate performance interpretation of the Vantage range: the V12 Vantage. Read the full article »»»»