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Submission + - Human powered helicopter aims to break records (

An anonymous reader writes: A team of 50 from the University of Maryland has developed a human powered helicopter “The Gamera”, which took 2 years to complete. The size of the helicopter is one third of a football field. The helicopter is made from light materials such as balsa, mylar, carbon fibber and foam and weighs about 210 pounds and aims to hover at least 3 meters off the ground.

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