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iXoost Radical6 iPhone and iPad docking station designed like an aircraft engine

iXoost Radical6 iPhone iPad docking station

It’s been a long time since designer Micro Pecorari came out with the amazing iXoost iPhone/iPad dock. But there was always a gut feel that Micro would better on his own hand-made docking station. Now we present to you iXoost Radical6, an audio dock for iPhone and iPad that draws its design inspiration from aeronautics design right from the radial engine to the flaps. The docking station has been designed in collaboration with Avirex, the iconic military apparel brand founded by Jeff Clyman in 1975. iXoost Radical6 can be machined to your preference from alloy of aluminum in velvet, satin or raw effect while the exhaust manifold can also be crafted in polished or chromed look. While the sound is of top notch quality with iXoost’s patented technology and the large tweeters and subwoofers induced in the dock design.
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Motorcycle fitted with a 9 cylinder aircraft engine

Motorcycle with aircraft engine

Putting a plane engine inside a car is somewhat logical but loading a motorcycle with plane engine sounds completely off the hoods. That is exactly what seasoned German DIYer Frank Ohle did with his motorcycle, fitting it with a 150hp Rotec Radical R3600 nine cylinder aircraft engine. It took Frank around 18 months to build this chopper monster that could fly if it was not for the humanly possible limitations. Fitting his motorcycle with a custom build chassis, painting it with fitting colors, upgrading the suspension and overhauling the electronics; made this beast all ready for the highway to hell. When it comes to such incredible choppers, it is better to let the engine do the talking so watch it in action after the jump.
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