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Der Ziesel

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Der Ziesel is an off-road wheelchair. Powered by a Li-Ion battery, goes up to 22mph and featuring two 4.4kW electric motors, a 6kWh battery, a roll bar, a bucket seat with a four-point safety seat belt, suspension, delta tracks and the joystick controller of the vehicle.
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Wireless Electric Bus

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Researchers at Utah State University have successfully developed and tested an electric bus that charges wirelessly through induction. The battery-powered bus recharges every time it drives over a charge plate, which can safely be placed underneath bus stops. Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE) is now in talks to promote the use of such buses in more cities.
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Worlds smallest One-man Helicopter - GEN H-4

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75-year-old Gennai Yanagisawa, who runs an electronics equipment company in Matsumoto, central Japan, and created a 75kg (165-pound) one-man aircraft. The GEN H-4 is a single-seater helicopter "has two rotors turning in opposite directions to maintain stability, and four engines that enables a 30-minute flight with a top speed of about 56 miles per hour."

Buy a 1954 Flying Car for $1.25 million

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Ever dreamed of owning your own flying car… from the 1950s? Greg Herrick, an aircraft collector in Minneapolis, is selling his 1954 Taylor Aerocar N-101D with an asking price of $1.25 million. His flying car of the retro-future sports a yellow and black body, still works! The Aerocar designed by Moulton Taylor in 1949, and only five were ever produced.
Some of the specs from his list:
"The AEROCAR features side-by-side seating for two. Advanced for its time, most of the fuselage skin is of composite material and the car is front wheel drive. In flight the wings are high and unobtrusive. Powered by a Lycoming O-320 Engine the propeller is mounted at the end of a long tail cone, the latter angled up for propeller clearance. Cruise speed is about 100 mph. Takeoff speed in 55 mph and the airplane is controlled by the same steering wheel as is used for driving."
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FlyNano personal seaplane

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We posted about the FlyNano last year, this week FlyNano has flown its electric prototype(watch the video after more), equipped with a new battery-powered engine. FlyNano has been promising a lot: its carbon fiber personal seaplane is small, lightweight, easy to fly without a pilot's license, and costs under $34,000. With a small electric engine, you'll be able to hit over 80 mph, and the 9,800-foot service ceiling and 40-mile rang. FlyNano has promised a final design next year with a delivery date at the end of 2013.
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1953 Timossi-Ferrari Arno XI racing hydroplane.

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1953 Timossi-Ferrari Arno XI racing hydroplane.
600+ bhp, 4,493.73 cc Ferrari Tipo 375 F1 V-12 engine with twin superchargers and twin four-choke carburettors, Timossi di Azzano three-point racing hydroplane hull. Length: 6,200 mm (245”). Beam: 2,470 mm (97.24")
• Achille Castoldi’s famed Ferrari V-12 Timossi 800 kg class racing hydroplane
• Reset the world speed record in its class on 15 October 1953, at 241.708 km/h
• Beautifully and painstakingly restored; engine confirmed original by Ferrari S.p.A.
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Flying Ground Effect Hovercraft

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Powered by a 4-cylinder automotive engine, the UH-18SP is everything you'd ever want in a hovercraft. Convert your hovercraft into the 18SPW Hoverwing in less than twenty minutes and fly up to 10 feet high over waves, rocks, beaches and fields in ground effect. The wings roll up and can be stored aboard the craft for easy transportation and rapid deployment.

FlyNano aircraft

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The FlyNano can take off and land off water, seats a single daredevil and costs EUR 27,000(about $39,000). It is one of the lightest single-person aircrafts that weighs just 70 kilograms. Available in three version, one electric, one gas 24 bhp and 35 bhp models, one racing is capable of flying for about 43 miles. The Flynano tops out at over 140 km/h, with a service ceiling of 3 km.

Raonhaje's electric semi submarine - EGO

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The EGO, the world’s first compact semi submarine, itscockpit is located below the floating hull so while cruising about you always have a lovely view of what lies below. The windows of the EGO are made of special acrylic materials, mostly used in aquariums to withstand water pressure and enable light transmission for better visibility. It features a top speed of 4 knots for 4 hours, and it runs for 6-10 hours on a single charge. Other equipment includes a monitoring LCD system, battery monitoring systems, VHF marine two way radio, digital depth gauge, foot pedal, compass and clock.
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Seabreacher X

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The Seabreacher X is a two seater boat, it looks like a great white shark, the Seabreacher X boosts the performance with a 260hp supercharged engine, allowing the vehicle to travel at speeds of 50 mph on the surface and 25 mph underwater. The Seabreacher is capable of jumping up to 12 feet out of the water and roll 90 degrees to the right and left (watch the video!). The boat plunge under the water with the push of a joystick and can remain submerged for 20 seconds. Other features include a snorkel mounted video camera transmits live video to LCD screens for the pilot and passenger during dives, GPS navigation, and on board stereo system with iPod docking. It costs about £60,000.
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Sailplane Launches Itself With Retractable Jet

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A small New Mexico company, Desert Aerospace has modified a two-seat TST-14J sailplane to fit a 45 pound PBS TJ-100 jet engine that weighs merely 45 pounds and produces 240 pounds of thrust. The tiny engine allows the glider to climb at more than 900 feet per minute, at the soaring altitude, the engine folds down inside the fuselage and retractable doors provide an aerodynamic covering. Watch the video of it in action.
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Sikorsky X2 helicopter - world's fastest rotorcraft

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The Sikorsky X2 helicopter is alaredy broken the speed record of 249 mph for rotorcraft in 1986,  achieving a maximum speed of  at 258 mph one-hour. The Sikorsky X2 has double-decker, quadruple blade, with a six-bladed prop in the back, and it's all designed to cruise at high speeds. The Sikorsky X2 Helicopter is an experimental aircraft designed to "demonstrate that a helicopter can cruise comfortably at 250 knots while retaining such desirable attributes as excellent low-speed handling, efficient hovering, and a seamless and simple transition to high speed. "
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Personal submarine fits two people, costs two million

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For $2,000,000, a personal submarine, with two seats. This is the two-person submersible that can descend to a depth of 1,000'. It features a climate-controlled acrylic pressure sphere, a 120- and 24-volt battery bank, two 3-hp main thrusters, two 3-hp vertical thrusters, four external halogen lamps, upright seating, a VHF radio for communication with the surface and GPS so you know just where the hell you are in the Atlantic.
Price: $2,000,000   |   BUY

UH-18SPW Hoverwing

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UH-18SPW Hoverwing($5,200+) powered by a 4-cylinder automotive engine, is designed for people who love to play, can fly up to 10 feet high over waves. The wings roll up and can be stored aboard the craft for easy transportation and rapid deployment.
Price: $5,200+   |   BUY

The Green Samba

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The Green Samba Personal Water Craft by Ohio-based Silveira Group is all about performance on the open water without emitting toxic fumes of any kind.  It is an all-electric personal watercraft, powered by twin direct drive electric propulsion pods, can reach top speed of 65 mph performance of the fastest 260 bhp sit-down PWCs, with zero emissions. The company is expected to showcase a working prototype of the carbon fiber construction Green Samba for testing later this year. The Samba is ridden in a motorcycle-like crouch and was developed with the specific intent of creating the PWC V 3.0.