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World’s First Human-powered Ornithopter

The Snowbird Human-Powered Ornithopter was designed and constructed by a team of students from the University of Toronto. On August 2nd 2010 it sustained both altitude and airspeed for 19.3 seconds, becoming the world’s first successful human-powered ornithopter. These human-powered technologies are sure to improve; perhaps one day human-powered flying contraptions will be as common […]

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