Cri Cri - World's Smallest Twin Engine Aircraft
The Colomban Cri-Cri ('cricket') is the smallest twin-engined manned
aircraft in the world, designed in the early 1970s by French aeronautical
engineer Michel Colomban. At only 4.9 m (16.1 ft) wingspan and 3.9 m (12.8
ft) length, it is a single-seater.
There are approximately 30 Cri-cri aircraft in airworthy condition in the
U.S. and over 100 around the world as of 2003.
This clip is from our official Classic Fighters 2005 DVD.
Volksplane Taking off, flying, landing in Comfort TX 3/20/09.
Volksplane Taking off, flying and landing in Comfort TX 3/20/09. It has a
2180 cc vw with 1.6x1 redrive turning a 72in three blade ground adjustable
IVO prop. Takeoff run at 1600 foot elevation is 500ft, climb at 950-1000
fpm and cruise at 100mph at 3000rpms. Top speed is redline of 120mph.
Verhees Delta, a FAST, tiny homebuilt airplane
It is small, only 50 HP but ...has cruise speed of 220 km/h. Its single
retracting wheel gives the idea it is tricky on the ground, but it is not.
Also stable in the air.
Uses 13 liters/h at cruise speed. Has tank of 50 liters. So ...ideal to
Footage of aircraft crash in Iceland
Devastating moment light aircraft crash lands into tarmac and turns into
giant fireball killing two... but not the pilot
The crash happened in Iceland last year, with footage emerging this week
The light aircraft hit the runway as it banked, with no landing gear down
A pilot made a miraculous escape from a plane crash in Iceland that killed
the other two occupants -- and footage of the incident has been released
for the first time.
The shocking footage shows the aircraft -- an ambulance plane -- banking
hard and at speed, with no landing gear visible, above a runway in
It quickly loses altitude as it passes the camera -- fixed inside a truck
-- and careers into the ground, creating a gigantic fireball.
A watching member of the ground crew in the foreground is momentarily
frozen with shock, before he runs, with another man, towards the billowing
According to Icelandic news source Visir.is, the captain and ambulance man,
Peter Robert Tryggvason, both died -- but the pilot, Axel Albert Jensen,
The exact causes of the crash, which happened on August 5, 2013, have yet
to be found, but there is some speculation that it was a fly-by that went
Junkers L5 aircraft engine, start-up
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The only working Junkers L5 aircraft engine at start-up. As seen at AERO
WWII Aircraft Engines - Mitchell, Mustang, Tomahawk, Hellcat, Zero, etc.
Enjoy the introductory chorus to some of the most influential aircraft of
WWII, including the P-51 Mustang and Spitfire's Merlin V-12,
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3's Daimler-Benz 601, BMW-801 powered Fw-190, Pratt &
Whitney R-2800 in a P-47D Thunderbolt and Grumman F6F Hellcat, along with
the Fieseler Storch, Polikarpov I-16 and Po/U-2, and a P&W powered
Pelican State Rotor Club Fly-In, Jennings La., 2004
I thought I had lost this video, but found it on an old CD. This is from
2004 at Jennings Louisiana, and is a meeting of the Pelican State Rotor
Those red things we are eating are boiled crawfish. Yum-yum..........
Wild West Aircraft SuperSTOL landing short
Our new Wild West Aircraft/Just Aircraft SuperSTOL playing in the desert,
as it should be! What an amazingly capable and FUN airplane! Contact us
when you are ready for your very own SuperSTOL or Highlander!
Wildwestaircraft dot com.
Early Run of My V-Twin model Engine by Terry Mayhugh
Just completed ... mostly machined on a Tormach PCNC mill with
SolidWorks/SprutCam CAD/CAM plus manual lathe work on the cast iron
cylinders, pistons, rings and crank. One inch bore with 1.25 inch stroke.
Built entirely from material from a local scrap yard. Plan set available
from Jerry-Howell.com. Mayhugh engine V-twin vtwin tormach howell