DailyDirt: Flying Contraptions

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Flying machines have been with us now for a little over 100 years. We still don't have flying cars clogging up the skies, but that's probably not such a bad thing. However, we still have a bunch of folks trying to improve upon flying in various ways. All kinds of quadcopters appear to be the trendy way to get things in the air nowadays, but we still have quite a ways to go before we're flying as gracefully as birds. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

Filed Under: airplanes, black knight transformer, drones, flying machines, helicopter, hoverboard, quadcopter, solar impulse 2, transportation


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    Anonymous Coward, 15 Sep 2015 @ 9:03pm

    I was wondering why they did the hoverboard record on a lake... Until I realized that they wanted to run it until the batteries or whatever just died and plunged the rider into water. Guess they didn't want to put the extra weight of wheels on it to do it on land.

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