Documentary: The Nuclear Powered Plane From The Cold War

Nuclear Powered Planes

This short film by the team at Real Engineering provides an 11 minute, information packed speed run through the history of America’s Cold War nuclear powered planes. Early in the Cold War both the United States and the Soviet Union researched and experimented with nuclear powered planes, most commonly with engines that heated air with nuclear…

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The Rare Harley-Davidson VR1000 – A 135HP Quad Cam Milwaukee Superbike From The ’90s

Harley-Davidson VR1000 7

The Harley-Davidson VR1000 was a race bike developed in the late-1980s and early-1990s to take on the best in the world. We don’t typically associate the American motorcycle maker with performance machines, but the VR1000 was an exception to this – with a 996cc 60º, liquid-cooled V-twin, quad cams (double overhead per cylinder), four valves per…

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For Sale: A Ferrari F40 Engine

Ferrari F40 Engine

Above image used for display purposes only, courtesy of Ferrari. It isn’t every day that a Ferrari F40 engine pops up for sale on eBay, it’s likely targeted at current or prospective F40 owners who want a spare engine or complete spares package however there’s a chance it’ll end up with someone planning an ambitious…

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Star Wars TIE Fighter: Owners’ Workshop Manual

Tie Fighter Owner's Workshop Manual

This is the Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual for the legendary Star Wars TIE Fighter, one of the most memorable spacecraft from the Star Wars film, book, and video game universe. According Wookiepedia, the most reliable source of Star Wars information, the TIE fighter was produced in massive numbers from the Galactic Civil War onwards. TIE…

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