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Human Powered Aircraft

Students To Likely Fly Off With World Record For Human-Powered Flight

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 03.01.2013 | College

University of Maryland students are flying high after unofficially shattering the world record for longest human-powered helicopter flight. The e...

Human-Powered Flight: Past, Present, and Future

Cameron Robertson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Science
Cameron Robertson

Recently there has been a surge of interest in human-powered aircraft (HPAs). Red Bull's Flugtag has generated a number of bizarre flying machines, but most of the activity in this field is more serious in nature.

WATCH: Dutchman Flaps Wings, Flies--Or Does He Really?

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

UPDATE: The creator of the Human Birdwings video has appeared on Dutch television admitting that his "flight" was a hoax. Watch his confession above. ...