Posted : 9 years ago

The Wright Brother tested the first aeroplane in a wind tunnel before flying it.

The Ilyushin-76TD is the world’s largest waterbomber.

The Egyptians created the first organized navy in 2300 BC.

The first train reached a top speed of only 8 km/h (5 mph).

Traffic jams are nothing new. In 45 BC, Rome banned all vehicles from within the city – and in other cities vehicles, including horses, were allowed only at night… because of traffic jams.

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Posted : 9 years ago

The amount of time that people spend on travel has been consistent at 1,1 hours per person per day in all societies.

Electric cars were introduced in 1896 and by the end of the century almost 50% of motorcars worldwide were electric.

The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

Nuclear ships are basically steamships and driven by steam turbines. The reactor just develops heat to boil the water.

Mercedes Benz cars are named after Mercedes Jellinek.