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Jets

Giant R/C Concorde

Giant R/C Concorde

The supersonic Concorde jet planes have been retired, so the only way to witness the majesty of this marvel in flight is through replica models. RCScaleAirplanes shares footage of Otto Widlroither’s incredible 1/6-scale version of the jet. It measures 33 feet long, has a 13 foot wingspan, and is powered by four JetCat P300 Pro turbines.

LEGO Air Force One

LEGO Air Force One

A look at one of the most incredible LEGO models we’ve ever seen – a 36 foot-long replica of the US presidential 747 jumbo jet. Apparently, it was built from a 1 million bricks. The model has been making the rounds at LEGO expositions in Poland since 2016.

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Never Stand Behind a Jet Engine

Never Stand Behind a Jet Engine

It’s unlikely that you’ll ever stand this close to the back of a jet engine, but if you ever do, it’s a really, really bad idea. The Hacksmith set up a human analog bust to show us the Raiders of the Lost Ark flesh melting that would happen if you got too close. Gooey bits at 9:45.

Lilium VTOL Jet

Lilium VTOL Jet

A pure-electric 2-seater jet plane designed to take off and land without a runway. The Lilium Jet can transition from hover to airplane mode once airborne, and is expected to offer speeds up to 300 km/h (~186 mph) and a 300 km (~186 mi) range, if and when it goes into production.

F-16 R/C Plane

F-16 R/C Plane

Pilot Christian Gschwenter’s amazing remote-controlled scale model looks and flies just like a real F-16 Cobra fighter jet. While its engine doesn’t have a real afterburner, it’s got a ring of LED lighting out back to simulate flame, and even can make smoke trails.

Jet Engine Ceiling Fan 2.0

Jet Engine Ceiling Fan 2.0

After tremendous response to their jet engine ceiling fan, Phighter Images came up with a lower priced model that looks just as cool. We love the carbon-fiber look on the blades. They’ve also got a smaller version in the works for kid’s rooms that will go for under $500.

Jet Engine Ceiling Fans

Jet Engine Ceiling Fans

Phighter Images makes all kinds of awesome home decor for aircraft buffs, but we’re particularly excited about their ceiling fans, constructed to look like the fans from famous jet engines. They may look the part, but they’re definitely quieter than the real thing.

F-18 Low-level Flight

F-18 Low-level Flight

Awe-inspiring footage captured from the F-18 fighter jet cockpits of The Pukin Dogs of U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-143 as they skim along close to the ground, mountain tops and water, pulling dizzying rolls along the way.

Awesome F18 Fighter Footage

Awesome F18 Fighter Footage

A spectacularly shot reel of 60fps HD footage of U.S. Navy air squadron VFA-27 Royal Maces F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jets in action. And this is just a teaser for the team’s full-length video That’s a Shack!, which we can’t wait to see.

Testing High-speed Comms

Testing High-speed Comms

The Bloodhound SSC team is building a car that can go 1000mph. Along the way, they had to test out the communication system and make sure it will work at high speeds. We think it was just an excuse to play with Jaguars, a helicopter and a jet.

Shockwave Jet-Powered Truck

Shockwave Jet-Powered Truck

Based on a semi tractor truck, the latest incarnation of this insane vehicle pumps out 36,000 horsepower, and belches flames from its exhaust stacks. Does the 1/4 mile in about 6 secs. and tops out at around 375mph.

F-18 Carrier Ops

F-18 Carrier Ops

Awesome footage of a U.S. Navy pilot from Carrier Strike Group 8 and his F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The plane takes off, practices aloft and lands back at the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Troy Hartman’s Jetpack

Troy Hartman’s Jetpack

Professional stuntman and BASE jumper Troy Hartman tests out his personal jetpack, which he combines with a chute to help steer and stabilize his flight. Earlier test footage here.

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F18 x Go Pro

F18 x Go Pro

You are going to want to go HD and full screen for the mesmerizing footage that captured inside the cockpit of an F18 jet while flying over the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington state.

Jet-Powered R/C Plane

Jet-Powered R/C Plane

This turbine powered R/C plane sounds more like an F-16 than a toy, reaching top speeds over 360mph. We have no idea how you can fly and land this thing remotely without crashing it.

Jetman in Formation

Jetman in Formation

Our favorite jet-wing guy, Yves Rossy does another crazy flying stunt – this time hanging in perfect formation with a pair of L-39C Albatros fighter jets over the Swiss Alps.

Jet Pack School

Jet Pack School

There aren’t a whole lot of things we’d go back to school for, but learning to fly a jet pack is definitely one of them. Pro pilot Eric Scott helps novice flyers get in the air. It’s BYO jet pack, though.

AvA02 R.E.D. Serafim Jet

AvA02 R.E.D. Serafim Jet

Timon Sager’s conceptual private jet would seat just two occupants and offer high-speed jet travel to “Rich 25-40 year old risk-takers, bored by life, naturally curious and driven by their emotions.”

Jetman over Grand Canyon

Jetman over Grand Canyon

52-year old Yves “Jetman” Rossy has crossed the English Channel and flown loops on his awesome jetpack. Here’s a glimpse at his historic flight over the Grand Canyon on May 7, 2011.

Jetpack Skiing

Jetpack Skiing

We recently saw a man with propeller-powered ski rig, but stuntman Troy Hartman totally one-ups that guy with his jet-powered ski pack, which manages 47MPH at 50% throttle. We want 100% throttle!

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Jet-Powered Mini

Jet-Powered Mini

Ah, one of life’s great questions… What would happen if you put a jet turbine engine from a helicopter into a Mini Cooper. Uh. This. More footage of this good little car gone bad here.

Jet Sledding

Jet Sledding

They have JetSkis in the summer, so why not JetSleds in the winter? These maniacs tied their sleds to skitch behind a Swedish fighter jet. They left out the part where the jet takes off.

Jetman Gets Loopy

Jetman Gets Loopy

Yves Rossy created a winged jetpack which lets him fly through the air at speeds up to 186mph. Just recently, he managed to figure out how to fly loops when strapped to his flying death machine.

Jet-Powered Schoolbus

Jet-Powered Schoolbus

What better use for an old schoolbus but to turn it into a massive fire-breathing jet-powered vehicle, capable of reaching speeds of up to 367 MPH? Fasten your seatbelts, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride.

Jet-Powered Ford Mustang

Jet-Powered Ford Mustang

We’re pretty sure this classic Mustang isn’t street-legal. At least not in our neighborhood. Actually, this bad boy was seen being filmed for PINKS All Out. We wish we knew when to set our DVRs.

ABJ Explorer Jet Concept

ABJ Explorer Jet Concept

This concept design for a super-luxury jet from BAE and Design Q would have comfy chairs, a white marble entryway, and a pop-out “air deck” providing an elevated view of exotic surroundings.

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