Air supremacy of a Lego gunship

You can get fantastic air supremacy in plastic, if you can get hold of an aircraft like this one. Built by Dutch builder Red Spacecat, the AV-24B Seahawk is inspired by the AV-8B Harrier II jump-jet and AH-64 Apache helicopter. It may not be real, but the Seahawk packs quite a punch in its description. It is imagined as a military VTOL gunship that comes with such an array of customized weapons, it could be a force to reckon with.

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Procedure Trainer for Russia’s Su-35 Fighter

Procedure Trainer Simulator for Russian Su-35 Aircraft photograph by Lystseva Marina

Procedure Trainer Simulator for Russian Su-35 Aircraft photograph by Lystseva Marina

Russia’s multipurpose fighter Sukhoi 35 is a generation 4++ fighter jet designed to tackle air, ground and sea targets. A massive improvement of the Sukhoi 27 (Su-27), the Su-35 would be far better geared in terms of modern technology and capability. The images here show a procedure trainer/simulator for the aircraft that was apparently available for public display. The photographs have been captured by aviation photogrpaher Lystseva Marina.

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Kulula Airline’s Fun Livery

South Africa’s Kulula Airlines has its planes dressed in a livery that is a far cry from usual standards. Perhaps the most interesting one is the Flying 101, a plane that is painted with descriptive words for most parts of the aircraft, and humorous quips to go with them. For example, it shows off the plane’s “Secret Agent Code” which happens to be its registration number, seats that are “better than taxi seats”, and a place dubbed as the “mile high club initiation chamber”, which just happens to be the loo.

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Flight of an F-18 Through The Cockpit [video]

If you’ve got a taste for aviation, super hot technology or just a view from the cockpit of an F-18, this video should take care of your needs. The video is the work of Carrier Strike Group 8 and shows the complete experience of flying a VFA-103 Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet on the Nimitz-class aircraft …

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Chinese Farmer Makes a Motorcycle Engine Powered Hover Machine

Shu Mansheng, a Chinese farmer from Dashu village is the creator of a very impressive hovering aircraft. Drawing power from eight motorcycle engines, the hover aircraft is Shu’s fifth model and cost him nearly $3135 to build. The machine is about 18 feet in diameter and can hover for roughly 10 seconds at 3.3 feet …

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Russia’s New T-50 Stealth Jet

Russia’s fifth generation jet fighter Sukhoi PAK FA ~ T-50 recently made its public debut, showing off its prowess. Looking considerably like USA’s F-22, the T-50 relies on composites for stealth but does give up some of that for extra maneuverability, which possibly should get it some points. The acronym in its name, PAK FA stands for Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation.

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Boeing 747 Comes Back to Life as a Jumbo Hostel

The coolest thing about this Boeing 747 is that it is a hostel, and a Jumbo Hostel at that. The retired Boeing 747 Jumbo jet was probably biding its time, waiting to go to the graveyard, when someone had the amazing idea of converting it into a hostel accommodation. The jumbo jet sits at a Swedish airport and has already proven its point for existence by being a huge attraction. You could stay in the cockpit suite, go to the dormitory style rooms, or shake a leg in the private 1-2-3 rooms. Staying at the dorm costs $62 a night, and being way ahead in the cockpit suite would cost $515 per night.

Via Gizmag, NewLaunches

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Angry Bird Airbus Aircrafts

Angry Aircrafts are Airbus planes colored in Angry Birds theme and looking to hunt the wile pigs. Though we do not want them crashing into pigs or pig-castles, an angry birds style battle in the air does sound quite interesting. Angry Birds are portrayed by Airbus aircrafts, and going by the theme, a Boeing aircraft ended up playing the role of a pig. Don’t forget to checkout the video after the jump.

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