Chinese SKS (Type 56) Rifle in Canada

The SKS (Russian: Самозарядный карабин системы Симонова, or Samozaryadny Karabin sistemy Simonova) is a Soviet Union designed carbine rifle. Many communists and Soviet allied countries such as China (named Type 56), Yugoslavia, Albania, North Korea, North Vietnam, East Germany, Romania, and Bulgaria manufactured their own variants during the Cold War. SKS Specifications Mass 3.85 kgContinue reading “Chinese SKS (Type 56) Rifle in Canada”

Nanchang Chang Jiang CJ750 Motorcycle

The Chang Jiang CJ750 (Simplified Chinese: 长江 or traditional Chinese: 長江) is a Chinese motorcycle, that was manufactured by the China Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Company. The same company that manufactured the Nanchang CJ-6 airplane. The CJ750 was originally produced for the Chinese military and was powered by a four-stroke 746cc engine, with a rear-wheel shaftContinue reading “Nanchang Chang Jiang CJ750 Motorcycle”

Best Warplane Movies

Sadly you can not spend all day and night in the sky flying an airplane. Some days you got to just grab a drink and some popcorn and curl up on the couch with your co-pilot; here is a list of the best movies featuring warbirds, bombers, dogfights, and aircraft carriers from World War IIContinue reading “Best Warplane Movies”

Vancouver from Space

The European Space Agency just released amazing video footage of Vancouver from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite. Copernicus sits at 786 KMs above Earth in a “Low Earth Orbit”. Watch the video below: You can clearly see ships waiting in the Burrard Inlet, roads to the North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park, Downtown Vanvouer, UBC, and SFU.Continue reading “Vancouver from Space”