Sunday, July 22, 2018
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Motoring enthusiast builds 367mph bus

Posted on Monday, 9 August, 2010 | Comment icon 5 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: sxc.hu

 
Paul Stender and his team in Indianapolis have built a bus with a jet engine capable of reaching a speed of 367mph.

The bus uses 150 gallons of fuel in just a single quarter-mile run. "I built the bus for two reasons. The first is to entertain people because, come on, it's a jet bus," said Stender. "The second, is to keep kids off drugs. Jets are hot, drugs are not."

"The yellow American-style school bus has been fitted with a jet engine from a Phantom fighter plane, allowing it to reach up to 367mph."

  View: Full article

 Source: Telegraph


  Discuss: View comments (5)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by village_idiot on 5 August, 2010, 17:48
Pretty rad bus but I'd say Monster Garage's 'Skool Bus' is way cooler...
Comment icon #2 Posted by Paul Dangerously on 5 August, 2010, 22:03
"Mr Stender, 43, said: "I built the bus for two reasons. The first is to entertain people because, come on, it's a jet bus. "The second, is to keep kids off drugs. Jets are hot, drugs are not. " The sense of humor on this guy is awesome.
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 9 August, 2010, 11:37
"Mr Stender, 43, said: "I built the bus for two reasons. The first is to entertain people because, come on, it's a jet bus. "The second, is to keep kids off drugs. Jets are hot, drugs are not. " The sense of humor on this guy is awesome. I'm sure when Stender came up with the idea of building his jet bus, he was on drugs. LOL.
Comment icon #4 Posted by lookingfortruth on 9 August, 2010, 19:28
This is old news! I saw this bus at an airshow a while back
Comment icon #5 Posted by Brakzar Break on 11 August, 2010, 5:21
Pretty rad bus but I'd say Monster Garage's 'Skool Bus' is way cooler... Someone's sleeping on the job!


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Neil Armstrong's collection to go up for auction
7-21-2018
A number of personal mementos Armstrong took with him to the Moon are set to go up for sale at auction.
Mystery buzzing plagues Barwell residents
7-21-2018
An aggravating background noise has been giving locals in Leicestershire sleepless nights for months.
ESA wants you to name its new Mars rover
7-21-2018
The European Space Agency is offering a prize to the person who manages to come up with the winning name.
New armored dinosaur species found in Utah
7-20-2018
With its armored plating and bony protrusions, this impressive dinosaur was well protected from predators.
Other news in this category
Real-life 'Iron Man' suit has gone on sale
Posted 7-19-2018 | 4 comments
Inventor Richard Browning's impressive flight suit is now available to purchase for a whopping $440,000....
 
New geological era named the Meghalayan Age
Posted 7-18-2018 | 23 comments
Scientists have announced that the last 4,200 years of Earth's history have been given an official name....
 
A quadrillion tons of diamond discovered
Posted 7-17-2018 | 7 comments
Scientists have determined that there is 1,000 times more diamond beneath our feet than previously thought....
 
World's oldest biological colors unearthed
Posted 7-10-2018 | 0 comments
Scientists have discovered 1.1-billion-year-old pigments beneath the Sahara Desert... and they're bright pink....
 
Mystery source of ozone-depleting CFC found
Posted 7-9-2018 | 19 comments
Investigators have finally determined the source of the unexplained rise in atmospheric levels of CFC-11....
 
Bananas may be at risk of going extinct
Posted 7-8-2018 | 8 comments
A particularly virulent disease is threatening to completely wipe out one of the world's favorite fruits....
 
China develops working 'Star Wars' laser gun
Posted 7-5-2018 | 19 comments
The futuristic new weapon is capable of setting fire to targets from a distance of over half a mile away....
 
Towed iceberg could solve Cape Town drought
Posted 7-4-2018 | 16 comments
A marine salvage expert has suggested towing an iceberg 1,200 miles to act as a source of fresh water....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2018
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ