These awesome airplanes are not images from Iron Man 4

Some jet fighter photos look so perfectly choreographed and sharp that I automatically think they must be computer generated frames from some movie or game. These ones are very real. When I see them, I hear someone in my head screaming "EVASIVE MANEUVER!" » 11/24/13 12:28pm 11/24/13 12:28pm

How Do You Transport a Super-Secret Plane When You Can't Fly It?

In a giganormous wooden box, that's how. This is how Lockheed Martin was transporting this ultra-secret A-12 OXCART—the precursor of the SR-71 Blackbird— developed under the supervision of the CIA. » 6/18/11 11:45am 6/18/11 11:45am

2009 Roush P-51B Mustang Dogfights Its Way Into Your Heart

The 2009 Roush P-51B Mustang, an aviation-themed screamer of a pony, is the newest custom to emerge from the secretive skunkworks of Jack Roush's Detroit shop. Only 51 of these bad lads will be tearing up the streets with their 510 HP and matching torque thanks to a bounty of tasty engine goods and a BFS (Big Fookin'… » 11/11/08 7:30pm 11/11/08 7:30pm

If It Worked For The Thunderbolt...

As I've been pondering a lot of crazy all-junkyard turbocharging project ideas lately (mostly centered around big Detroit six-bangers blowing through a Rube Goldberg nightmare of hoseclamps and leaky welds), it's natural that I might explore the Squires Turbo Systems concept of remote-mounted turbochargers.… » 3/16/07 10:31am 3/16/07 10:31am