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Date: 11/02/11 02:57 PM

27 Responses to World`s First Manned Electric Multicopter Flight

  1. Profile photo of heavypred
    heavypred Male 30-39
    249 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:01 pm
    Link: World`s First Manned Electric Multicopter Flight - Does anyone wants it as bad as me?
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    bentley22 Male 30-39
    244 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:12 pm
    Could they make this contraption any less practical... seem we are still forever away from mainstream, I`m afraid
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2514 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    YOGA BALL LANDING GEAR!
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    ggolbez Male 18-29
    1933 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm
    He didn`t really "fly", he hovered. It would be impressive if he was able to cover some distance.
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    osirisascend Male 40-49
    3045 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 4:38 pm
    Do not want at all.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    November 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm
    That`s useful for...err...must be useful for something...no, it`s completely useless.

    Electric flying machines other than small models aren`t going to be practical unless there are amazing reductions in the weight required to store enough electricity or equally amazing advances in methods of generating electricity onboard.
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    jwhalerfan Male 30-39
    220 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 5:40 pm
    garbage. get back to us when it does something.
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    Snowy42 Male 18-29
    12 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:26 pm
    Doesn`t anyone on this site understand the meaning of "Proof of Concept"??

    This in itself is nothing spectacular, but the possible implications when the technology is refined could be the future of personal transportation.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 6:32 pm
    Give me a backpack model with two counter-rotating rotors and at least 40 minutes of power - THEN I want one!
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    flyingpie Male 13-17
    470 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:21 pm
    i would like to see two people joust on these
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 7:37 pm
    ITs e-powered lmao
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    November 2, 2011 at 8:20 pm
    Fake
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    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 8:29 pm
    YOGA BALL LANDING GEAR!
    That was actually the first thing I noticed, since I skipped ahead to the part where something actually happened.

    And yes, I want one. Just to see how hard I can crash-land it. Seriously, I wanna get hold of it, take it as high as it can go, then just *BOOM* into the ground. See how spectacularly it crashes.
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    xelous Male 18-29
    2513 posts
    November 2, 2011 at 11:36 pm
    I did exactly that as well. I`m sure it does crash spectacularly. See what happens with that software when a prop motor goes out.

    "YOGA BALL LANDING GEAR!

    That was actually the first thing I noticed, since I skipped ahead to the part where something actually happened. "
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    MrAtari Male 40-49
    1566 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:10 am
    They should learn to make 2 video`s, one of the flight and one `making of`. Most people are only interested in the flight itself (if they`re interested at all of course). When you want to know more about how it`s made then you can click to the `making of` video...

    OT: it`s quite awesome though
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    spanerbulb Male 30-39
    1244 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 3:10 am
    Quite impressive, shows that European technology is forward thinking and innovative.
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    Reignblazer Male 18-29
    2334 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 3:21 am
    It`s all good as long as you don`t fall out of the chair and turn yourself into minced meat :)
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    chance13 Male 40-49
    219 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 4:18 am
    4 minutes of crap for 22 seconds of flight? Really? Certainly not worth the `making-of` part.
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    aquaman1227 Male 18-29
    683 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 4:26 am
    Not really that new of an idea...

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    manderm17 Male 18-29
    6 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 5:15 am
    video is way too long. like most shyt on the internet.
  21. Profile photo of Saskuel
    Saskuel Male 13-17
    343 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 5:47 am
    Wadsworth constant applies.
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    SunnyNphilly Male 18-29
    645 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 10:32 am
    Orville and Wilbur Wright did it best!
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    Tubby12370 Male 18-29
    1440 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 11:20 am
    Yoga ball, Check
    Fans, Check
    Electrical motor(s), Check
    Computer chair, Check
    steering/landing gear, Check
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    niceguy191 Male 18-29
    169 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    Seems like a kind of silly record... It`s just so specific that they might have been the first to even try. Tomorrow they`ll be the "World`s First Manned Electric Multicopter Flight While Eating Milk and Cookies", or heck, throw a woman in the pilot`s seat and new record right there! :D
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    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    November 3, 2011 at 8:37 pm
    dont be silly niceguy191, everyone knows women cant fly Manned Electric Multicopters
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    FuriousC Male 30-39
    38 posts
    November 5, 2011 at 6:22 am
    First the Sham-Wow and now this! The Germans are kicking our ass in technology
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    JaLacaob Male 18-29
    1647 posts
    November 5, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    Lmao. Don`t drop the controller.

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