24 April 2008

Not Medical, but Way Cool

A 1/5 scale, 300 mph replica of an A-10 Warthog, powered by hand-built turbine engines that rev to 100,000 RPM. This stuff is crazy on so many levels. I'm really happy that things like this exist.

Read the full story here, and don't forget to check out the picture gallery.

4 comments:

Fidel,MD said...

I can't wait for these guys to come up with a tanker and have one of their fighters 'refuel' from it.....

That would be AMAZING!

Anonymous said...

I lived in tucson (homebase for the A-10). they were so commomn in the sky it was like lucking at pigeons. Sure do miss them now.

enrico said...

OK, that is beyond awesome. The only thing that could make that better is if they had actually installed a scaled-down, velocity-stopping nose gun as well! :)

enrico said...

Argh, I can't modify/delete the prev. comment...I meant to type "that fires real miniature rounds."