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Engineering inspiration

Most of us would agree that we need to inspire and support a new generation of engineers here in the UK but the question is, how?  We’re doing our best to inspire young engineers (see, for example, ‘Dawson Shanahan sponsors budding F1 drivers’, elsewhere in the blog); meanwhile, the debate over how to encourage engineering […]

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Riding high – a flying bicycle

Unlikely as it may sound, a team of Czech engineers is claiming to have actually succeeded in designing a flying bicycle. The bizarre vehicle has already gone into production and is due to be tested during August. The Flying Bike, or ‘FBike’, is designed, like a helicopter, for vertical take-off and landing, and apparently relies […]