There have already been ton of replies, so I expect I'll be lost in the noise, but I'd like to nominate 3 cars (and I've owned or driven all of them)

'68 VW Beetle autostick (scary as hell, couldn't do 50)
'78 VW Bus with 3sp automatic
'81 VW Westfalia. 67hp in a 5000lb+ vehicle. it was REALLY SLOW. » 12/19/14 5:19pm Friday 5:19pm

Real shame for the the pilot that they didn't have 4 big props with beta. :)

P-3 can taxi, takeoff and land on solid glaze ice with no problem. The wonders of differential thrust and thrust reversing ability. We also commonly reversed into parking spots. » 12/04/14 2:52pm 12/04/14 2:52pm

I was a Naval Aviator for a time... it was awesome. We all start training in Pensacola, and while I was waiting for a class to start I was able to volunteer at the National Naval Aviation Museum.
That was SO cool.
Also... what a crazy museum full of oddball, mostly forgotten, aircraft. I loved every minute of it. » 11/19/14 4:53pm 11/19/14 4:53pm

Lots of people say X looks just like Y! I find this argument pretty annoying. For example, a bunch of people insulted the Russian Buran Space shuttle for looking like the US Space Shuttle, and the TU-144 for looking like the Concorde.

The reason these arguments are annoying is that the laws of physics and fluid… » 11/19/14 2:15pm 11/19/14 2:15pm