Midnight In The Desert — flying bike

The ‘Segway of the sky’ that ANYONE can fly

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The ‘Segway of the sky’ that ANYONE can fly

Commuters could soon be making their way to work on a machine described as the 'Segway of the sky'. Ezfly is the creation of Frenchman Franky Zapata, who first hit the headlines with his Flyboard device that uses a water jetpack to propel users into the air. His latest invention uses jet thrusters to push you through the air, at a top speed of 80 miles per hour (130 km/h). Footage of the gadget in action shows a number of riders taking the controls as they zoom up and away. In the clip, filmed in Texas in October, ten pilots...

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Homemade Hoverbike

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Homemade Hoverbike

What a creation, it's a unhinged flying bike/human blender but unbelievably it gets off the ground and actually FLIES. #Unlearn what a plumber can do in a shed eh? Considering the amount of time i've spent on this and the fact this is my first EVER attempt at making anything that leaves the ground this is well and truly a job well done, it's easy to overlook the true scale of what takes to make something like this work at all. Thanks to Ford for the sponsorship and the Unlearn campaign which has turned my mad idea into a reality...

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