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Comment by Gary Mortimer on June 30, 2012 at 3:22am

These have been about for years? 

Comment by Jason Wise on June 30, 2012 at 3:27am

Now this guy is much less painful to watch then the "multirotor in the court yard, lift me 2 feet off the ground guy"

Comment by Gareth Rens on June 30, 2012 at 4:03am

@Gary, its the first time iv seen it...

Comment by Harry on June 30, 2012 at 4:06am

You never see these guys go further than they care to fall.  They always just do a quick hop - chickens.

Comment by Ellison Chan on June 30, 2012 at 7:04am

You know this actually looks relatively safe. It would really sell me, if they added a lexan canopy extending down from the motor base, that enclosed the entire head, maybe even down to around the shoulder.

Comment by Carl La France on June 30, 2012 at 10:22am

He gets full marks for trying  first time I seen counter rotating propellers on a home build  A local fellow has been building auto Gyros since the 1970's  (Ganville) a fellow has been building one man enclosed helicopters in Alberta almost as long (Scorpion ) I knew a local father and son team built a 2 seater took it on the first flight out in the back yard  trying it out no flying experience just "testing "un tethered 200 feet straight up 200 feet straight down both dead .

Comment by Dustin on June 30, 2012 at 1:52pm

That's cool, but this one is smaller.

Comment by Tian on July 1, 2012 at 2:04pm

I've seen this quite a while back. This is really awesome. It's like a jet pack without extremely flamable fuel strapped onto your back. Instead, there is a high speed rotor on top of you.

Worst that can happen is that it stalls mid air and you fall to your...


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