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Rolls-Royce Unveils New Jet Engine … Made of Legos

Airplane engine maker Rolls-Royce unveiled the newest version of its Trent 1000 at the Farnborough International Airshow this week. It doesn’t produce any thrust, but it is a fairly accurate, half-scale model of the real thing. And it’s made entirely of Legos – 152,455 of them, to be exact. The Lego engine weighs 675 pounds [...]
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Rolls-Royce unveils 150,000-part LEGO jet engine

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (2 years ago)

Rolls-Royce this week unveiled the world's first jet engine to be made entirely out of LEGO bricks. Farnborough Airshow was the selected venue for the unveiling of the model, which is made entirely from 152,455 standard LEGO bricks ... Read Post

Airbus Concept Has Weird Wings, Morphing Seats

Vehicles / Cars : Wired: Autopia (4 years ago)

This is what aerospace engineers come up with when they let their imaginations run wild. Airbus says up front the Concept Plane, unveiled Monday at Farnborough International Airshow near London, is more of an “engineer’s dream” than... Read Post

Rolls-Royce Creates Jet Engine Out Of 150,000 LEGOs [Pics]

Vehicles / Cars : PSFK: Automotive (2 years ago)

A 1/2 size replica of the Trent 1000 Turbofan (with moving parts) is unveiled at the Farnborough International Airshow. Read Post


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