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Huge Remote-Controlled Airbus A380

Michael Schlemmer impresses with his remote-controlled Airbus A380 at a model airshow in Switzerland. The world’s biggest Remote Control Airliner A-380, Singapore Design. Air-Show 2013, Switzerland. It’s an outstanding example of precision engineering. The details are: Airbus A380-800 Singapore Airlines Scale 1:15 Length: 4.80 metre Wingspan: 5.30 metre Weight: 70.8 kg Fuel capacity: 10 litre […]

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Old School Machine Shop

A look around Central Texas Tools in Abiline, Texas. This is what many will consider an old school machine shop, and is also a family run small business. Three generations of the Carpenter family currently work in the shop and the business spans four generations. Can your work place function efficiently and effectively without a […]

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A challenge for users of Sherline Lathes

The Little Boy Writer Automaton The Little Boy Writer Automaton is a clockwork creation of Swiss clockmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz. It was built 250 years ago and is simply amazing. Professor Simon Schaffer examines “The Writer” automaton is this fascinating clip from the BBC documentory “Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams”, first broadcast Autumn 2013 on BBC4.

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