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One cent for an aircraft carrier?

October 12, 2018

When I read the information that in 2013 the US Navy sold the aircraft carrier for one cent of the Texas company All Star Metals in 2013, I thought it was some kind of joke or invented information. However, "googling" found that everything fits. So it was. Well, as such a huge ship that weighs 100 ...

Paris Motor Show 2018

October 11, 2018

In the capital of France is one of the largest and most respected car dealerships in the world - the Paris Motor Show 2018. Let's see some interesting news. 1. Bugatti Divo - is an evolution of the original monster named Chiron. W16 8.0, four turbines, 1,500 horsepower and a total of 40 cars. And the price is amazing - $ 5.8 million ...


October 10, 2018

It sounds surprising, but it is a fact: the Volga was produced abroad! The assembly (or rather, the assembly) of cars called Scaldia-Volga in 1960 was started by the Belgian importer - the company Scaldia-Volga S.A., which imported Soviet cars into Europe. The Volga of the Belgian assembly was different from the Soviet machine "heart": under the hood instead of the usual 4-cylinder engines ZMZ were more ...

Car smuggling caches

October 9, 2018

Just a few decades ago, the smuggling of smuggling across the border was a fairly simple exercise, for which smugglers made considerable profits. But since then, the customs services have acquired modern equipment, which allows you to regularly catch smugglers. What is most interesting, most often, old cars attract the attention of customs officers, because they have much more voids ...

Highway to Russia

October 8, 2018

1959. Highway to Russia. Closer Than You Think In 1890, Colorado Governor William Gilpin expresses the idea of ​​connecting the North America and Eurasia by rail ferry. The idea is supported by the head of the Union of Pacific Roads of the United States and is included in the plan of the American railway magnate Edward Harriman, who was going to expand the project and include it ...

Sails in the "New World": the frigate Chersonese

October 8, 2018

Photos of Yuri Yuganson In the New World the frigate “Chersonese” gave a presentation in honor of the 140th anniversary of the Factory of sparkling wines “New World”. 1. "Chersonesos" - a training three-mast frigate, training base of the Sevastopol branch of the Maritime State University. Admiral Ushakov. Homeport - Sevastopol. 2Built in Poland at the Lenin Gdansk Shipyard in 1989. Originally ...

Self-made sports cars, 1961, Moscow

October 5, 2018

In the USSR, due to the total deficit of everything, the population had to do many things on their own - homemade things were widespread. Among the homemade things were cars. Those who created self-made cars were divided into two types - some were forced to create a car because of the inability to buy it, while others approached this creatively - they did not ...

How to prepare the aircraft before departure

October 4, 2018

Photos and text zzaharr What is the preparation of the aircraft for departure? This is a pit stop in Formula 1 and a flat after a party half an hour before the arrival of the parents in one bottle. Dozens of specialists, services, units and mechanisms in just a few minutes manage to fill the liner with fuel and water, clean the interior, load the luggage and food, and check the technical ...

Self-propelled tractor that may become the future of agriculture

October 3, 2018

Self-propelled tractors that are powered by hydrogen and controlled by a mobile application will soon be able to plow the agricultural land of the world according to the plans of an Italian designer.Remotely operated Valtra H202 tractors will be able to travel to the fields at night without human observation from about 2040. Designer Lorenzo Mariotti said that the tractor will be charged ...

Death well

October 1, 2018

I remember in the times of the USSR it was the most extreme attraction I went to as a child. There were also wells, there were also round metal cages in which motorcyclists circled. Machines really do not remember were? But what the Indians are making in their wells is of course a “plague”. India is a country of contrasts and extreme entertainment. One thing ...

How do electric buses KAMAZ

October 1, 2018

Photos and text by Valery Gikavy That's exactly what I saw in Neftekamsk on the premises of NEFAZ, a subsidiary of KAMAZ PJSC ....

The world's largest collection of aircraft models

September 27, 2018

From childhood, Michael Kelly from Ireland liked to watch planes taking off and landing at the nearest airport near his home in Limerick City.Now, 67-year-old Michael has the world's largest private collection of airplanes, helicopters and other aircraft. Passion for airplanes made a man travel around the world in search of rare models ...

How “Fiat” 124 became “Zhiguli”

September 27, 2018

Critics of the domestic auto industry, who scold him for borrowing, often lack understanding how difficult it is not only to create a car from scratch, but even to make a “local” version of the finished model provided by the partner. Everyone knows that the VAZ-2101 has Italian roots and is almost an exact replica of the Fiat 124. The key word here is “almost”! Finalization ...

Airport "Ufa" - the air gate of Bashkiria

September 26, 2018

Photo and text Gelio (Glory Stepanov) Today, the Ufa airport, through which almost 3 million passengers pass through the year, is among the top ten leading airports in Russia. The route network of "Ufa" includes more than 70 destinations, including 33 Russian cities. 1. Ufa International Airport is located 25 km from the city in the south-west. It was opened at the end ...

Supercars, superbikes, F1 cars, private jets and fighters staged a race ... who won?

September 24, 2018

At the new international airport in Istanbul, as part of the Teknofest aviation, space and technology festival, a race of seven engineering masterpieces was held. The competition was attended by the Tesla P100DL, Aston Martin New Vantage and Lotus Evora GT 430 supercars, the Kawasaki H2R motorcycle, the F-16 fighter and the Challenger 605 aircraft.

Planes for the rich: Jet Expo 2018

September 20, 2018

Photographs and text by Marina Lystseva The Jet Expo International Exhibition is one of the most important annual events in the field of business aviation in Russia and the CIS countries. From year to year, their participation in the exhibition is confirmed by the leading companies in the business aviation market, among which you can see both aircraft manufacturers and service companies. We'll see,…

Severe Canadian bus "Ivan"

September 18, 2018

Foremost, a car manufacturer little known in our realities, is engaged in the production of equipment for harsh terrain, mostly all-terrain loading platforms, but there is an interesting bus in their line, Foremost Terra Bus “Ivan”, briefly summarizing: “Nowhere without Ivan can not cope”. The bus was built for operation in difficult conditions - ice, soft soil in ...

The concept of high-speed snowmobile

September 13, 2018

Industrial Designer from Buenos Aires, Juan Garcia Mansilla. He presented a conceptual high-speed snowmobile called RDSV. According to the developer, this vehicle is suitable for movement in all weather conditions of the polar part of our planet. RSDV is a two-seat snowmobile that can greatly facilitate the implementation of many tasks at polar stations and in…

From the history of concept cars. With successful and unsuccessful ideas.

September 13, 2018

1953 General Motors Firebird 1 XP-21 Manufacturers tried to justify the similarity with the fighter - the turbine engine (up to 26,000 rpm) produced a whopping 370 horsepower at that time 1932 Ford Speedster Roadster with a V-8 engine started with a start button 1934 Voisin C -25 Aerodyne Like many car designers of the time, the author of this…

Homemade Mercedes-Benz 300SL from the old coupe W114

September 13, 2018

We have repeatedly seen with you homemade projects when a car owner tried to make a supercar from an existing car with his own hands. But this car, which we will show you today, is worthy of the nomination “sheer failure” of the automotive industry. Why? The thing is, its owner tried to assemble the Mercedes-Benz 300SL from his old Mercedes-Benz 280 coupe ...

Dump elite cars in the suburbs of London

September 11, 2018

The author of this post found a very strange car dump not far from London, where only elite and expensive cars are rotting in the open air. Among them you can see sports cars Ferrari, Pininfarina, Lotus and many different Porsche. All of them are gradually being sent under the press, and some have already been removed from most of them ...

1970s: the time of the worst cars

September 6, 2018

Automotive - one of the most difficult areas of production in the world. The manufacturer must take into account a bunch of different factors: passenger safety, competitive performance, modern design and adequate cost. Naturally, far from each of the automobile plants managed to create successful models - some of them had mostly negative reviews, and this undermined the reputation ...

Aeroexpress: how its service is arranged

September 4, 2018

Photos and text of Sergey Anashkevich “Aeroexpress” for many Muscovites has long become just as usual means of transport, like the same metro. Personally, in 90% of cases I choose AE to travel to or from the airport, preferring a taxi to my own car. But few people think sitting in the “Stadler” or ED4 chair ...

Disappeared nine years ago, the ship was found in Myanmar

September 4, 2018

The disappeared cargo ship Sam Ratulangi PB 1600 was discovered off the coast of Myanmar in Martaban Bay. The ship departed for its last flight in 2009, after which it disappeared. The vessel drifted for a long time at sea, but the trimming of the cables on the bow indicates that it was pulled in tow not so long ago. City police ...

Unusual device for unloading trucks

August 31, 2018

Did you know how trucks are unloaded at some enterprises if the body is not equipped with a cargo discharge system? For example, this truck with chips can be unloaded in just a few minutes. But can you imagine how much time and work it would take if there were no such unusual devices. It looks ...

The first cars in Russia.

August 30, 2018

Count Alexander Dmitrievich Sheremetev next to the cars. On the left - the French brand Brasier Landau, on the right - the Benz (“Benz”) car, not earlier than 1905. The author is a mechanical engineer Leonard E. Lilienthal. Early 20th century. Arbat Square. Visible Church of Boris and Gleb. Count Alexander Dmitrievich Sheremetev at the garage for four cars in Ulyanka Semyon Savelyevich Ilyin ...

12 old photos of flying cars

August 28, 2018

Even before the Wright brothers made their first flight in 1903, people dreamed of a future in which flying cars — or aircars — would become the norm of everyday life, saving us from the hustle and bustle of the road. A flying car is a type of personal air-passenger vehicle that can move like ...

One and a half "Priory" or a trailer from half a car

August 27, 2018

The owner of "Priory" decided to make for his car a very unusual trailer, which he essentially collected from half of another "Priory". He purchased a damaged car during disassembly, cut off the front of it himself, and then converted it into a full-fledged trailer. Since he did this only in his spare time, ...

Concern "Kalashnikov" presented the concept of an electric vehicle on the basis of IL "Kombi"

August 24, 2018

The Kalashnikov Concern presented the concept of an electric car called the CV-1, which received several original systems. As it became known, the novelty was built on the basis of the retrokuzov IL-21252 "Kombi" and is only a conceptual model for testing complex systems that are under development.According to the representative, the state of the electrical network, the motor, the batteries and the inverter will be monitored and regulated by the on-board ...

Why not to park at the fire hydrant

August 24, 2018

Not for nothing in most cities private parking is prohibited near fire hydrants. The thing is that if there is a fire nearby, and the firemen will need to connect to the hydrant, no one will call the tow truck and wait for its arrival.

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