Boeing 747 represents more emotions than maybe any other airliner and is affectionately known as Jumbo . Its successor the 747-8, which offers innovation, new technology and efficiency, made its first flight on 20 March 2011.
Calling a sports car after a bull with the name of Devil is a clear indication to the buyer of what to expect. In 1990 Lamborghini revealed the Diablo, at that time the fastest production car in the planet. It was a potent successor to the Countach which had been in production for 16 long years.
The nuclear-powered Enterprise is the first aircraft carrier of its kind and it's the largest vessels ever made. The gigantic aircraft was put into service in 1961. Eight watercooled reactors generate a total power output of 300,000 HP with which the vessels achieves an average speed of 35 knots.
JAS-39 Gripen Multi Role Combat Aircraft is one of the most successful aircraft ever made. It is highly manoeuvrable and capable of reaching a top speed exceeding Mach 2. It can carry up to 4200 kg of weapons on the fuselage and on underwing pylons.
Bf 109 played a crucial part in all operations during WWII. The prototype first flew on 1935. The single-seat fighter had a 1,435 hp engine which gave it a top speed of 684 km/h at 7,400 m. Production totalled some 35.000 units.