Students create a battery-powered personal helicopter

December 28, 2015 by  
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It may not look like the jetpack science fiction has taught you to imagine, but you might soon have the power to glide gracefully over the landscape in your own personal flying machine . A team of students from the National University of Singapore have created a one-person helicopter capable of carrying one pilot weighing up to 70 kg (154 lbs) for five minutes. Read the rest of Students create a battery-powered personal helicopter

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Crazy 54-propellor super drone lifts off with a man aboard

September 3, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. When is a drone not a drone? When it is 54-drone flying machine with a man aboard. A YouTube video uploaded by a British man who goes by his username gasturbine101  shows the drone-esque flying machine carrying a fully-grown male passenger as it lifts several feet off the ground and wobbles around in the air. This crazy flying machine is being called a “manned super drone” by its creators, who have also given it the more affectionate name “The Swarm” to the colony of tiny drones that keep it airborne. Read the rest of Crazy 54-propellor super drone lifts off with a man aboard

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VIDEO: Amazing Water Powered Rocket Boots Will Send You Soaring Like a Superhero

December 7, 2011 by  
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If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to soar like a superhero and you’ve got $6,600 to spare, you are in luck – the inventive minds over at Zapata Racing have invented a pair of water-propelled rocket boots that they call the Flyboard . Though the boots are actually powered by a jet ski that floats behind you attached to a giant tube, if you’re running your jet ski on biofuel you’ve got a pretty green flying machine on your hands. Check out a video of the totally amazing water-defying feats after the jump! Read the rest of VIDEO: Amazing Water Powered Rocket Boots Will Send You Soaring Like a Superhero Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco flying , flyboard , flying machine , green flight , jet boots , jet pack , rocket boots , rocket pack , self propelled , water power , water powered , water powered boots , water powered flying machine , water powered jet boots , zapata

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