This is a video of an entirely too large pedal-powered helicopter taking off at the University of Maryland (go turtles!). The pedalcopter recently set a record for the longest human-powered helicopter flight with a whopping 50-seconds in the air at an altitude of two-feet. No word what happens if your legs cramp, but my guess is fall and not get hurt. Now, as cool as a human-powered helicopter is, personally I'd be cool with a smaller, battery-powered one. Still -- an impressive feat. What do you think, Leonardo DaVinci? "Boner boner boner." Ha, the Wright brothers said the same thing.
Hit the jump for two videos.
Thanks to Ben I., who built a pedal-powered tank but cramped up driving it down a hill and took out like 30 parked cars.
Pfft, and you thought your helicopter was fast. YOUR HELICOPTER IS SLOW. My Neon goes faster than your helicopter! Just kidding, I drive an Explorer. And it's twice as fast. Plus has torpedoes and razor-blade hubcaps.
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