"Hayabusa" can refer to either an unmanned spacecraft launched by Japan in 2003 or to the world's fastest production motorcycle, which Suzuki Cycles has been making since 1999. Literally, the word "hayabusa" is Japanese for "peregrine falcon."Know More
The Hayabusa spacecraft made rendezvous with a small asteroid near Earth in 2005, studied the asteroid and returned samples of dirt from the asteroid to Earth in 2010.
The Hayabusa motorcycle reached a top speed of 194 mph with the 1999-2000 model. In 2001, Suzuki voluntarily limited the top speed of the bike to 186 mph. The name "Hayabusa" was chosen because Suzuki was hoping to make a bike that could beat the Honda Blackbird, and peregrine falcons eat blackbirds.Learn more about Vehicles
The abbreviation "CC" after a number on a motorcycle means cubic centimeters. It is determined by the volume of the air and fuel mixture that moves through each cycle of the pistons.Full Answer >
The abbreviation "cc" refers to cubic centimeters or the unit of volume used to measure the amount of air an engine can intake. As gasoline engines use combustion for energy, this figure gives a rough estimate of the engine's power.Full Answer >
Five short blasts from a boat on the water signal that the pilot of the boat doubts the action of another nearby craft trying to avoid a collision, according to the New South Wales Roads & Maritime Services. These signals also mean the pilot of the ship has concerns about the proximity, course and speed of a nearby boat. Typically, the larger of two boats makes this warning.Full Answer >
If an outboard primer bulb fills with fuel but does not get firm, there is likely a leak in the system on the engine side of the bulb. A primer bulb not filled with fuel and not firm indicates an empty fuel tank or blockage upstream of the bulb.Full Answer >