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UMD Students Fly Human-Powered Helicopter 58 Seconds

The University of Maryland says its human-powered helicopter flew for 58 seconds. But that was not enough to win the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize on Sunday. The prize requires a flight of longer than 60 second and an altitude of 10 feet.

04/28/2013

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UMd Human-Powered Helicopter Triples Flight Time

Students at the University of Maryland have nearly tripled the flight time of their human-powered helicopter.

07/14/2011

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