Monday , 21 May 2018

How It Works – Darpa’s Amazing LiquidPiston X Engine!

LiquidPiston’s X Engine is a non-Wankel rotary embodiment of the company’s innovative High Efficiency Hybrid Cycle (HEHC). The X Engine has few parts and three combustion events per rotor revolution, resulting in tremendous power density. Darpa made this dream a reality, as they have succeeded in manufacturing an engine of just 1.8 kilograms with dimensions of a 5-inch smartphone, but the most attractive of …

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100 Miles In 12 Minutes? Thanks To The Hyperloop One System, That’s Possible!

Hyperloop is a tradename and a registered trademark of the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) for the high speed transportation of passengers and goods in partially evacuated tubes. Hyperloop One revealed a new system that shows what it would really be like to ride the hyperloop. Unlike previous plans, the new system features full passenger and cargo integration. The main hyperloop …

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Franky Zapata’s Flyboard Air – The Hoverboard You’ve Been Waiting For!

Zapata Racing has achieved the dream of mankind and offers you a glimpse of Franky Zapata’s flying innovation, the Flyboard Air. The Independent Propulsion Unit represents 4 years of hard work for a result exceeding all records: – Autonomous flight up to 10,000 feet – Top speed of 150km/h (93,2 mph) – 10 min autonomy This thing appears to take the handling and …

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Aircraft With A Capsule To Save Passengers During Catastrophe – Amazing?

According to ICAO, over the past 10 years there are 8 % of all accidents happen during takeoff, landing – 21 %, cruising flights – 71 %. The analysis of causes of accidents shows that 75% of them happen because of human factor, other – because of omission of aeromechanics. Engineers have revealed a radical new way to save plane passengers …

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US Marines Unveil The Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector Prototype!

The US Marines unveiled the Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows on Oahu, Hawaii during a Marine Corps Advanced Warfighting Experiment. The US Marines displayed and tested a fully-functional, half-scale prototype of it’s new amphibious transport vehicle. In its proposed full-size version the Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connecter (UHAC) concept is designed to power across the water with …

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Jetovator – The perfect hydro bike for crazy shenanigans in water!

Jetovator is a 3-jet hydro bike designed by Jetavation Inc.It can fly 50-feet in the air and dive underwater. What provides the power is the PWC and it follows behind the Jetovator. In addition, we have to mention the hose is used as a tether. This thing is much like water skiing or wakeboarding but here, the accessory is towing the …

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Universal Hovercraft has the perfect ground effect hovercraft for you!

Universal Hovercraft – what kind of hovercraft could that be? Well, imagine something that is capable of going over water, land, ice and snow. It’s pretty mind-blowing but that’s exactly what the folks at Universal Hovercraft are all about. The hovercraft that Universal Hovercraft offers is a multi-purpose vehicle meant for transportation and recreation. In addition to that, their hovercraft is cost-effective …

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Car Engineering – How Does Power Steering Work?

In automobiles, power steering helps drivers steer by augmenting steering effort of the steering wheel. Hydraulic or electric actuators add controlled energy to the steering mechanism, so the driver can provide less effort to turn the steered wheels when driving at typical speeds, and reduce considerably the physical effort necessary to turn the wheels when a vehicle is stopped or moving …

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How It Works – Helicopter Blades And It’s Rotary Wing Terminology!

Helicopters make an air move over airfoils to generate lift, but instead of having their airfoils in a single fixed wing like airplanes, they have them built into their rotor blades, which spin around at high speed. The rotors are like thin wings, “running” on the spot, generating a massive downdraft of air that blows the helicopter upward. For most helicopters, the …

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Airbagged Trailer – The Ultimate Car Trailer For Smooth Towing And Easy Loading!

No matter how good a product is, it can always be improved. A perfect example is this badass trailer. The Airbagged trailer uses air combined with a unique suspension system to automatically lower the trailer to the ground for easy loading. The trailer also rides like a car using shock absorbers and Air bags. We’ve seen a fair share of loading and towing fails, but …

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