05/13/2011 02:17 pm ET Updated Jul 13, 2011

Judy Wexler, University Of Maryland Student, Is The First Woman To Pilot A Human-Powered Helicopter

University of Maryland engineering students believe they have captured a world record for the first human-powered helicopter flight with a female pilot.
Biology student Judy Wexler, 24, pedalled furiously and managed to get their craft 'Gamera' up in the air in College Park on Thursday - but only for four seconds.

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