Sikorsky Prize

UMD Students Fly Human-Powered Helicopter 58 SecondsThe 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.
UMd Human-Powered Helicopter Triples Flight TimeStudents at the University of Maryland have nearly tripled the flight time of their human-powered helicopter.