Personal helicopter - Very cool!

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I have no idea where this was taken - but this is one of those really brilliant and simple ideas. A small, single person - no, make that a personal helicopter. Uses 2 counter rotating blades and no fancy linkages in the mast.

Up/down is via the throttle, direction is weight shifting like a hang glider. I would suspect rotation could be handled by having 2 motors strongly coupled to their own rotor and loosely coupled to the other. That would allow for some level of redundancy and by varying the throttles would give rotation control.

No idea how long he can stay airborne. But I'm guessing 10-15 minutes worth of fuel would not be hard to add to the pole he is sitting on.

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