These Aussie Hornets Pull Away From This Prop Plane Like It Was Sitting Still

Red Bull air racer Matt Hall apparently had some company while cruising high in one of his acrobatic planes (MXS-R or Extra 300). It came in the form of a pair of Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Hornets. After flying off his wing for a bit they moved on a in a spectacular fashion. »Yesterday 8:15pm11/30/15 8:15pm


A Malaysian Sultan Spent Over $350,000 On This Patriotic Big Rig New Hotness

It looks like His Majesty Ibrahim Ismail Sultan of Johor is One Of Us (ONE OF US). If it’s got wheels or an engine he’s into it, and he’s just set a new Mack Trucks record for “most expensive rig” they’ve made for anybody, drenched in an epic paint job of Malaysian patriotism. »10/20/15 2:02pm10/20/15 2:02pm

Drunk Australian Car-Torching Prank Goes Awry, Still Deemed 'Hilarious'

The night started innocently enough; bunch of dudes getting wasted up in Australia’s Northern Territory. Someone says “let’s cut the roof off Darren’s Land Cruiser!” Someone else produces an oxyacetylene torch. Next thing you know there’s a flaming chariot of doom is bounding down the street. Oops! »10/11/15 2:11pm10/11/15 2:11pm

Watch This Pair Of C-17s Buzz An Australian Beach Town In Spectacular Fashion

Australia’s Sunshine Coast was surprised yesterday when a pair of RAAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo jets came screaming in low, just off the beach, in a trailing tactical formation. The huge jets approached maneuvering hard and executed a tight turn right over the ocean side town of Noosa before continuing on their… »10/10/15 9:55am10/10/15 9:55am

This Shot Of A P-8 Poseidon Dropping Three Harpoon Missiles Is Triumphant

Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon program has a lot to feel good about. Not only has the aircraft been the star of the Navy in Pacific Theater as of late, but Australia has just ordered four of the maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft, officially making them the third operator of the type. The U.S. Navy also put in an order… »8/29/15 4:21pm8/29/15 4:21pm

Driving Australia's Most Challenging Off-Road Trail

For most of Cape York, the remote peninsula north of Cairns that runs parallel to the Great Barrier Reef, the nearest major city isn’t even in Australia, it’s in Papua New Guinea. You know, where head-hunting was a thing up until a couple of decades ago. We just drove through it on the most challenging off-road trail… »7/21/15 10:23am7/21/15 10:23am

The 24 Hours Of LeMons Is Going Where It Really Belongs: Australia

Greetings, at least one foreign land that’s gone “I wish we had something like that here” every time we’ve posted about crapcan racing. The 24 Hours of LeMons folks have opened up the 24 Hours of LeMons Australia. If all else fails, at least it’s guaranteed to be better than this year’s Australian Grand Prix!
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U.S. Confronts China Over S. China Sea But No Bombers Based In Australia

There was a an internet frenzy on Thursday when some outlets reported that B-1 bombers would be forward deployed to Australia to counterbalance China’s ‘destabilizing’ effect on the region. This sounded inaccurate, and it was, but the US confronting China over its plans in the South China Sea isn’t. »5/15/15 4:12pm5/15/15 4:12pm