Ryan Bavetta, of Crazy Builders, bolted a 3.7 HP model airplane engine onto the back of a skateboard to create this rocket board.

Propeller Powered Skateboard [via PopSci]

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • blubrick

    Did he catch The Roadrunner?