German Multicopter Lifts Human Pilot

http://www.e-volo.com/Home.html

Love the yoga ball as a soft landing device, can't believe the pilot trusted his life to an RC controller though and he never had covers for all those props which would have sliced him up like a blender if things went pear shaped.

Awesome stuff, just totally jealous as we are trying something similar and they flew first :-)

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  • Developer

    I'd be curious on the flight time. Very cool.

  • The Death Machine era beginning...

  • 3D Robotics

    At least this guy wore a helmet...

  • Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines!  Very nice.

  • Super!
  • Awesome this is the beginning! Can't wait what are these guys up to after 5 years.  

  • Hope they don't have the "fly away" issue with their altitude hold! :)

  • You want to get your PID tuning right :)
  • Developer

    Awesome! That guy is brave!
    BTW.: it's
    also a good incentive to everyone about losing a few pounds... LOL

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