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Title: New Flying Bicycle Can Soar 4,000 Feet Up in the Sky
Post by: Michell12F on July 10, 2013, 01:22:41 AM
New Flying Bicycle Can Soar 4,000 Feet Up in the Sky

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Back in June, we brought you news about a Czech prototype for a flying electric bicycle. But now a British company claims to have designed a foldable flying bike that can travel 25 miles per hour — in the air.


London-based XploreAir designed the "Paravelo," a bicycle that transforms into a flying machine. As pictured above, it looks like bike with an attached trailer that holds a flexible wing and a biofuel-powered fan. On land, the Paravelo can travel 15 mph. But once the wing is unfurled and an electric starter motor spurs the powerful fan into action, the bike "can take-off from any open ground clear of obstructions" and fly at speeds up to 25 mph for three hours — the amount of time that its creators estimate for fatigue. Read more...

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