June 30, 2022

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Converting a truck into a plane (or vice versa)

A cop got bored, so he came up with an idea that looked like something out of a video game or science fiction movie. Here’s the first plane that runs and runs but never takes off. How was the car born?

How many times have you played video games like Grand Theft Auto that you have made use of tricks to make it appear beautiful plane On the highway in front of you to move faster around the map? Well, know that someone did it in real life, with the difference that there are no tricks here, just a lot of patience and great initiative.

Jeff Bloch and His Plane (Wooderfer’s Car)

If you are confused, let’s go directly to the facts and answer the original question, yes, it is possible to fly a plane on the road. At least that’s what an American policeman was thinking His name is Jeff Bloch Who developed an unusual car – how do you define it? – and still able to move without problems on the road and even on the right track as we will see shortly.

I think the man managed to put together these amazing “four wheels” On a very limited budget: $8000, which is a number where you can buy a good used car but definitely not an airplane. Jeff managed to get his hands on a plane Cessna 310 It was built in 1956 and is now rusting, abandoned by its previous owner. Having paid a little money for the plane, Bloch moved to the second stage of his plan.

It flies so fast in moments

Somehow, thanks to indisputable engineering skills beyond the norm, the cop joined the chassis of the Cessna to the hull of the truck Toyota Master Ace, a very popular minibus in Asia and the United States which does not cost itself exorbitantly. the middle It turned out to be perfect To build the fastest non-flying aircraft seen in the world.

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So-called lemon spirit bent on making competition eat dust (car and driver)

The American newspaper was interested in the project Bloch created for participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mons – you did not read wrong, it is an amateur competition held in the United States. car and driver who – which Documented step by step Building Lemon Spirit, the inquisitive hybrid of car and plane that seems to not only compete on the track but also roam legally on the street.

in this video You can see the soul at work under the eyes of passers-by, the insider and the curious. In total, it took Jeff and the team who helped him build his creativity about six months. Can you do better? Let’s know!