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Build your own private gyrocopter

Frequently seen in the pages of 1950s-era Popular Mechanics magazines, the Bensen B-8 was a small gyrocopter that was in production until 1987. Download the plans and build your own two-person gyrocpter fleet to compete with Uber and Lyft! (via Weird Universe) report this ad China’s Transit Elevated Bus (TEB), a trippy transport that straddles the traffic below …

World's longest aircraft looks like ass, literally

The Airlander 10 hybrid airplane-airship, the world’s longest aircraft at 302 feet long, has emerged from its hangar at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, England. The British company Hybrid Air Vehicles developed the prototype over the last decade, originally supported by a US Army contract. They expect the design to have commercial applications in used surveillance, communications, transporting cargo, humanitarian missions and passenger travel.  …