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Human Powered Helicopter is Amazing!

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Would you ride a pedal powered helicopter?

One of the most underrated sources of power is human power. If you are off grid, or your power is down you can always pedal or manually turn a crank. That makes sense for generating electricity for simple needs, but imagine human powered helicopters. That is exactly what a team of engineering students over at the University of Maryland is trying to do. It takes a lot of patience, a lot of engineering talent, and a very, very light helicopter design (oh yeah, and the human needs to be strong and have a lot of stamina.

Take a look at this and think of the possibilities!

Source: NPR (Read the full story here!)

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