The 70 was the ultimate expression of René Couzinet’s incredibly beautiful Arc-en-Ciel (Rainbow) family. Powered by a trio of Hispano-Suiza 12 Nb engines, the third Arc-en-Ciel made its first flight on February 1932.
More here: Couzinet 70 “Arc en Ciel III”: Way Up High.
Racing goggles and helmet not included…
Escacar Unicycle Gyroscopic Rocket Car
Carl H. Renner painted this “Escacar” for General Motors in 1945. The Escacar is described as a “Unicycle Gyroscopic Rocket Car.”
Like the painting of a commuter helicopter we looked at a few months ago, this image can be found in the Petersen Automotive Museum book, Driving Through Futures Past.
british-eevee: PB2Y in flight (Date and location unknown)
PB2Y in flight (Date and location unknown) — Meccanica Mekaniikka Mecanică
Art Deco is always a solid choice, especially when a polished 3-blader is part of the package…
Another gorgeous Art Deco cover of the Fortune magazine. A three-bladed cam-type controllable Hamilton Standard propeller with its counterweight brackets. Aviation sold things back then…. Art…
Source: Fortune Magazine: In Vogue.
After taking delivery of the Train of Tomorrow from Pullman, General Motors sent the train on a 65,000-mile tour of the continent. Starting in Chicago, the train first took a shake-down and publicity cruise to French Lick, Indiana. http://streamlinermemories.info/?p=950
After taking delivery of the Train of Tomorrow from… — Meccanica Mekaniikka Mecanică