Posts Tagged ‘Flying’
 
 
 
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A Daredevil In A Wingsuit Buzzed The Ground

Wingsuits, as we've mentioned before, are just awesome. But they're also incredibly dangerous and should only be used by experts who are trained in safety and proper use. Of course, once you do that, you can screw around all yo...
 
 
Toys
 
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Spinmaster’s Air Hogs RC Elite Helix X4 Copter and AtmoSphere Review

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hy do people think an RC (radio controlled) helicopter is easier to fly than an airplane? It’s not like the copter just levitates by itself or maintains its position without constant adjustm...
 
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Toys
 
Space Ball Helicopter
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Space Ball Helicopter

This Remote Controlled Helicopter Sports a Built-in Roll Cage for Novice Flyers (video)

[GR]HJviPgNtkSE[/GR] All kids yearn for the opportunity to fly remote controlled airplanes and helicopters.  Sadly, they'll usually destroy them on their maiden flight, since many of them aren't designed to withstand the rigors...
 
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Jet Airways First Class Cabin is An Actual Room (video)

[GR]buf9jn7MlHE[/GR] Traveling first class on Emirates Airlines A380 will set you back a pretty penny.  But for that cash you'll receive nothing short of the most luxurious flying experience one can buy.  Well, there are always...

 
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G-Shock Aviation Watch
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G-Shock’s Aviation Watches Can Withstand up to 15G Forces

If we ever set foot inside a fighter plane, there is a good chance that we'd lose our lunch and pass out as a result of the excessive G-Forces.  It's a normal human reaction that really needs no explanation.  Fighter pilots, ho...
 
Autos
 
Flying Bike
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A Real Flying Bike Just Like in “Return of the Jedi” (video)

[GR]FGw7qQlQWFM[/GR] Ever since Luke climbed atop the Speeder Bike, Star Wars nerds everywhere have hoped and prayed that one day that someone would have the ingenuity and gumption to build such a toy.  Well, that day has final...

 
Review Articles
 
Duck Hunter Launch N Load
Duck Hunter Launch N Load
Duck Hunter Launch N Load

Duck Hunter Launch and Load Review

When was the last time a toy made you laugh uncontrollably...and I don’t mean imitating Tickle Me Elmo? Or when was the last time you engaged in the mainly sport of duck hunting? For those afraid that Dick Chaney might be lurki...
 
Autos
 
Flying Hovercraft
Flying Hovercraft
Flying Hovercraft

Flying Hovercraft

Turns out that Flying Hovercraft we saw a few years ago was a steal at $27,000.  Granted, it was home made and didn't have any regulatory safety ratings, if that's what you could call them.  So that said, we'd probably pay a si...

 
Concepts
 
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Multicopter: A Manned Quadricopter Times Four (video)

[GR]L75ESD9PBOw[/GR] Strap a yoga ball to 16 horizontally rotating propellers and apparently you can claim a world's first.   German aircraft company E-Volo slapped together something they're calling a Multicopter and recently ...
 
Travel
 
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Sleepbox

If you've fallen asleep at the airport, waiting for your plane to be de-iced or your layover to connect, then you know how uncomfortable the experience can be. And by uncomfortable we mean back wrenching, not to mention the fac...

 
Autos
 
Flying Hovercraft
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Flying Hovercraft

Flying Hovercraft, For Realz (video)

Screw cars, screw hover crafts, I want the Wing in Ground flying hovercraft.  Invented by Rudy Heeman of Nelson, New Zealand it took him 10+ years to build the water/flight vehicle in his garage.  He used a variety of parts fro...
 
Autos
 
Martin JetPack
Martin JetPack
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Martin Jet Pack, A Real Life Jet Pack, Heading To Production (video)

Remember that Martin Jet Pack we saw in 2008?  It's set to go into production thanks to multimillion dollar deal signed with an international aircraft company.  Cost to you: $76,000.  They plan to produce about 500 of the machi...