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Hoverbike Achieves Stability
2012-08-24 12:42:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's probably been a dream of yours forever, and one company is turning it into a reality by creating the world's first hoverbike. Aerofex, has a proof of concept prototype aircraft that seems to be a cross between a bicycle, jet ski, and hovercraft. The team performed their first flight back in December 2008, and ended up finding "plenty of stability," but no control, as the craft ended up on a tumble-weed. However, after multiple...

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