The F4U Corsair was designed as a carrier-based aircraft, but due to logistics issues and initial problems with carrier landings, the role of the dominant U.S. carrier based fighter aircraft was thus filled by the F6F Hellcat, powered by the same Double Wasp engine first… Read More
The 500 series Shinkansen high-speed train operated on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines since 1997 and were designed to be capable of 320 km/h (200 mph) but operated at 300 km/h (185 mph).
The F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation).
Atlantic bluefin tuna are native to both the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Mediterranean Sea. They have become extinct in the Black Sea. The Atlantic bluefin tuna is a close relative of the other two bluefin tuna species—the Pacific bluefin tuna… Read More
A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3, the “Viggen” (English: Thunderbolt), was marketed from 1999 to 2002, named after the Saab 37 Viggen aircraft.
The 300 series operated on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines between 1992 and 2012. When first introduced, they were used on the fastest Nozomi services, being capable of 270 km/h (170 mph). As more were delivered they replaced earlier 100 series units on the… Read More