You may remember some of our previous posts on the pedal powered helicopter in which students from the University of Maryland created and flew just such a device. Now a much more compact electric version could be carrying humans by the end of the year! The video depicts a dummy aloft the cycle controlled by RC. At 22olbs. and far from compact it may not be practical for your average commuter, but it sure is a cool way to catch some sweet air. Check out the full story over at CNet.
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