Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Judy Wexler Becomes The First Woman to Achieve Human-Powered Helicopter Flight

With an unofficial four seconds of flight time 3-5 inches off the ground it is not a world record for human-powered helicopter flight, but she is the first women to get airborne. By comparison, the current world record is slightly less then 20 seconds of flight time peaking at 8 inches by a Japanese team. Lets see if the University of Maryland’s team can bring the record to the USA in the coming weeks.

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