This 3D-Printed Working Model of a 787's Jet Engine Has Impressive Thrust

Given the challenges with precision, building functional machines with a household 3D printer isn’t easy. And that’s why it’s all the more impressive that someone on the RC Groups forum has used a 3D printer to make a fully-functional scale model of a Boeing 787’s GE-built turbofan jet engine. »8/31/15 10:25am8/31/15 10:25am

10 Gadgets That Have No Business Using a Jet Engine

Ever since we started putting high-powered engines into jets, there has been a long line of skilled but misguided lunatics eager to rip them out to use in their stupid and dangerous contraptions. Simply put, we are fascinated by speed—whether it is the latest military super aircraft or a flaming toilet blazing down… »11/17/08 4:00pm11/17/08 4:00pm

12 Jet Engine Test Videos Will Have You Yelling "More Power!"

Good ol' Frank Whittle: he dreamed up a device that can both deafen and thrill you at the same time. And you don't even have to be an aircraft fanatic to enjoy these jet engine test videos put together by OObject...the engineering, the noise and general "but what if it blows up?" bonkersness of running a chained-down… »10/21/08 2:00pm10/21/08 2:00pm