Aeroplane

  • VIDEO: When you really want to make your BMW S1000RR fly…

    VIDEO: When you really want to make your BMW S1000RR fly…

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    BMW is back in the air thanks to Czech manufacturer Skyleader, who’s built a plane powered by a S 1000 RR engine. BMW has a long and rich history producing cars and motorcycles; but that’s not all it’s known for. Its propeller-derived logo was created for a reason – as a result of its early…

  • Detachable motorcycle wins Department for Transport funding. Extends range of electric planes.

    Detachable motorcycle wins Department for Transport funding. Extends range of electric planes.

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    A motorcycle that attaches to planes to increase their range was among a range of ambitious projects that received a share of £700,000 to improve UK transport. The Department for Transport has pledged to spend a third of its procurement budget with small- and medium-sized enterprises by 2022, aiming to provide inventive solutions to transport…

  • TW Steel, BMW Motorrad and VTR Customs join forces to create a Spitfire-inspired custom motorcycle and six timepieces

    TW Steel, BMW Motorrad and VTR Customs join forces to create a Spitfire-inspired custom motorcycle and six timepieces

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    TW Steel has teamed up with BMW Motorrad and VTR Custom, blending the worlds of airplanes, watches and custom motorcycles. Together they’ve come up with a gorgeous range of luxury Swiss watches and a custom motorcycle, all-inspired by the iconic Spitfire aeroplane. TW Steel has taken the Spitfire’s style, power and heritage as inspiration, creating…

  • Video: Backflip over a plane? Whilst it flies under a high-wire act? Easy! Gulp…

    Video: Backflip over a plane? Whilst it flies under a high-wire act? Easy! Gulp…

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    Now this is a cool video. It doesn’t need much in the way of words, so we’re just going to say that what we have here is Aerobatic pilot Melissa Andrzejewski flying under highliner Sketchy Andy Lewis whilst freestyle motocross legend Jimmy Fitzpatrick pulls a no-hander backflip. As if we need to say that this is…

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