This copter, has more than one propellor. Its got 16. Incredible? The German e-volo multicopter is the first manned electric multicopter to take flight according to the company.
Piloted by Thomas Senkel, he utilized a hand held wireless control unit to steer the machine from a center mounted seat. The flight lasted approximately 90 seconds, but the potential flight time could last as long as 30 minutes. A gas/electric hybrid copter could stay afloat for as long as an hour according to the company. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.
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