What appears, at first glance, to be an airplane without wings, is, in reality, a road vehicle driven by a motorcycle engine and propeller. Airplane parts have been used for nearly all of the construction, and on smooth roads the little machine is capable of good speed. Braking is accomplished through two hardwood reels that are pressed against the two rear wheels. The construction, while light, is strong, and the machine has stood severe tests over rough country roads.
I was the unwitting subject of a Fark photoshop contest, this was one of the entries.
Belgian anti-aircraft gun mounted on an FN Tricar.
Just for reference, this is what he started with. Me in 2004, Ross-on-Wye, England.
Oh my sweetmotherofchristinamotorcyclesidecar… is that… did he… is that a 2/3 TRACK!?!??!?!? An AMPHIBIOUS 2/3rd TRACK?!?!?
I have fond memories of driving one of those three-wheelers around drunk in an apple orchard, getting it up on two wheels, letting the kids drive…. I guess this guy, Bernard Reeves, built it because Top Gear makes fun of them so much and have rolled them intentionally on the show.
Truly, stunningly fantastic. As a vehicle builder I’m humbled, stunned, jealous, awed.
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