Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Big Snow Removal Machine

This is a big snow remover. It is working in the mountains to get rid of snow so people can drive across. It is dangerous and cold there. These people work hard. This machine is huge. All that snow could make a really fun snowball fight sometime.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Big Lockheed Super Constellation Airplane

Copyright © Daniel Steger
This is a Lockheed Super Constellation. It was a cool looking airliner in the 1950s. Look at the tail; it has three things sticking up instead of one. That is cool all by itself. President Dwight Eisenhower used a Constellation for flying around the world.

Read more about the Constellation at this website:


Thursday, March 19, 2009

Big Helicopter Goes Inside Big Airplane

Photo Courtesy of U.S. Air Force / Lt. Col. Tim O'Brien

This helicopter fits inside an airplane.  It has to be a big big airplane for that to happen.  I don't think I have ever seen this before.  It is amazing.  This is in Alaska with the Air National Guard.  They can stick helicopters in airplanes all day long if you ask me because they defend America and Freedom.

You can see a bigger picture like the one above at this link: 

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Big Harrier Jet from Spain

Courtesy of Royal Navy
This is a Harrier Jet.  It can take off like a helicopter straight into the sky.  This one is from Spain.  It is on a British aircraft carrier.  Lots of countries fly airplanes like the Harrier.  They are big and cool.  This website tells you more about them:

Monday, March 2, 2009

Big Paddle Wheel Boat

Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard/Thomas Blue

This is a paddle wheel boat. It can work on rivers and lakes that are not deep. They have been around for a long time. This one is being escorted by the U.S. Coast Guard in a helicopter and another boat.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Big World War 2 Fighter Plane

Photo Courtesy of U.S. Library of Congress

This is the P-51 Mustang. It was a very fast fighter airplane during World War 2. The engine is really big. It has 12 cylinders that run on special gasoline made for airplanes. The Mustang in the picture is different from other Mustangs because it has a special "cockpit" that isn't like other airplanes. Go to this website to find out more about P-51 Mustangs: