Tagged: Spitfire

British veteran makes his own Spitfire aircraft at home

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When we talk of DIYs, making a functional aircraft at home is regarded as one of the most difficult task. That’s the reason why this homemade Spitfire by 63-year old Alan James from England is so special. Embarking on this project was not easy for him as he had to search across Europe for the specialist parts required to make it. After putting numerous hours and almost £18,000 into building the homemade Spitfire, James now flies proudly in his aircraft. Mind you, it took him almost three years to build this masterpiece.
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Rolls Royce engine powered Aeroboat speedboat

Rolls Royce powered Aeroboat speed boat

Drawing inspiration from the Spitfire fighter plane, Yacht design studio Claydon Reeves has made Rolls Royce powered Aeroboat that is going to be revealed at the Salute to Style event in July. The high-performance speed boat is stamped with British class and exuberance all over it, specifically targeted for the elite buyers. This stylish speedboat is made from carbon fiber material to keep the overall weight low and dressed in Kevlar and lightwood veneer material for a very elegant look that suits the elite class.
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Gold-plated solid silver pen, The Aviator is for every aircraft enthusiast

Most of the things we come across in our daily lives are an inspiration of something or the other, therefore, aviation inspired pens are no surprise too. We’ve seen planes and aircraft inspired pens previously and The Aviator – inspired by RJ Mitchell’s Supermarine S6B (model for the Spitfire and fast enough to win the Schneider Trophy in 1931) is no different. Based on the Submarine S6B, The Aviator by Onoto in England is made in solid sterling silver and has a 23ct gold platting to add exuberance to its make. Read More…