Category: Transport

How do concrete mixers work?

These vehicles are vital to construction projects of every scale, but how do they get the job done so quickly and efficiently? (Image source: Pixabay) The need for different types of concrete – in...

Revealed: How to be a fighter pilot

Image source: Pixabay How It Works visits the RAF’s High-G facility to see how fighter pilots prepare for their greatest battle – against the forces of physics itself Royal Air Force pilots go through...

Daredevil stunt drivers

We investigate some of the most tyre-smoking, death-defying stunts that seem to fly in the face of physics It’s hard to watch the incredible vehicular stunts in films such as Fast and Furious and...

How do dogsleds work?

This traditional form of transport can tackle even the snowiest terrain Over 9,000 years ago, people in northeastern Siberia started selectively breeding dogs for size, strength and stamina that were able to pull sleds...

F-35: How to build a fighter jet

How It Works visits the Texan F-35 factory that builds stealth fighters for the USA and the world Just a short drive away from Dallas, Texas is the town of Fort Worth, home to...

Extreme off-road vehicles

How can four-wheel drives conquer any terrain? Traditionally, cars are two-wheel drive. This means that only two wheels receive power from the engine at the same time — either the front or back set...