Contact Us

MVCC’s Jet Engine Powered Go-Kart Is The Stuff Of Dreams

Subscribe to Big Frog 104 on

If you love to ride go-karts, how would you like to strap into a kart that could take you over 100mph?

Mohawk Valley Community College’s Aviation Maintenance program joined us at The Guy’s Expo over the weekend and brought with them some of the coolest toys.

They brought their baby Great Lakes Biplane that could fit in your living room and actually flies, but the coolest thing they brought was the go-kart.

Luke Austin, TSM
Luke Austin, TSM

It was created as a student project in the class at MVCC, as a way to introduce students to jet technology.

This kart has six wheels and a micro-turbo engine that produces 75lbs of thrust and can get the go-kart up to 100mph.

They said the 100mph mark was an estimate because with the jet engine, it could theoretically go even faster, but short of taking it to the Bonneville Salt Flats they simply don’t have a long enough track to test the top speed.

Check out the video of the Jet-powered go-kart and listen to how loud it is!

You can even see the thrust from the engine start to push the kart.

What Was Your Favorite Part Of The Guys Expo? Photos


BONUS VIDEO

Subscribe to Big Frog 104 on

 

Best Of Big Frog 104

Recommended For You

Best Of The Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://bigfrog104.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Big Frog Rewards Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Big Frog Rewards Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.