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First human-powered ornithopter takes wing (literally), 2010

3 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

In 2010, the Snowbird, a human-powered ornithopter created by a University of Toronto team, became the first HPO to sustain flight. The HPO project at U of T has a great YouTube feed of its various flights since, though it seems largely dormant today. HPO Team News | Human Powered Ornithopter Project (via Lifelines)
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