Representing the ultimate form of personal freedom hoverboards for now remain a dream but many people are working hard to keep the dream alive, Hendo included. Catalin Alexandru Duru is another such individual, having spent the past 12 months working on his own propeller driven hoverboard he has this week proven his tech works by riding it to a new distance record for Hoverboard flight.
With Guinness on hand Catalin took to the air flying 275 meters before setting down in the calm waters of Lake Ouareau in Quebec, Canada. A record that surpassed the previous by 225 meters. Very little is known of the technology used in Catalin’s interpretation of the Hoverboard, it appears to be 4 very powerful quadcopters, but for a first official flight it seemed to work well. This may be one situation where lots of smaller propellers really is better than a few large propellers.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the World Record flight of one impressive flying machine and its whacky pilot. Sit back relax and prepare to be amazed by the hoverboard that does more; slices dices mixes dispenses. But wait there’s more.
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The transcontinental battle of speed continues, relentlessly gathering pace. In this David versus Goliath battle the Volkswagen backed Bugatti Veyron is being challenged by a family run American performance car manufacturer Hennessey and his Venom GT. Both challengers fighting for the tittle ‘The World’s Fastest Production Car’.
Both competitors represent a new breed of car, the new pinnacle of humanities four wheeled obsessions are now being led by a new breed of sports car, the Hypercars. With over 1,000bhp and top speeds in approaching 450 kph hypercars are the new kings of high speed cars.
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The Hennessey Venom GT is the latest hypercar to shoot for the record books, beginning its road to high speed victory. This week the stunning Venom GT took its first World record, the acceleration World Record, eating up the 0-300kph (186mph) record.
Guinness was on hand to work the stopwatch and check the numbers, mind blowing numbers at that. The official world record time for 0 to 300kph (186 mph) is now 13.63 seconds thanks to Hennessey and his Venom GT. As a little bonus the Venom GT also snagged a second unofficial record for the fastest time to 200 mph at 14.51 seconds.
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