First Manned Flight of e-volo – Personal Electro Copter
You’ve probably seen what are classed as being multicopters before – the many rotor packing flying machines – as models and drones. In the hands of someone that knows what they’re doing they are extremely stable in the air.
This is why the people behind e-volo have strapped loads to a lightweight frame – I love the imaginative use of the Swiss Ball as a shock-absorbing landing gear 😉
The best bit of this development is that e-volo are aiming to mass produce affordable personal flying machines for everyone. It also looks like they’re on target as they’ve already manager 20-30 minutes flight time and word is that a one hour fight would cost just €6!
How much was that Tube ticket again?
Chalk me down for an electric-powered personal multicopter right now – I’ll park it on the roof 🙂
You can witness the world’s first manned electric powered copter flight in the video below.