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Replicating the marvel witnessed in the river, the stones were separately put into large plastic barrels filled with water and once again the stones were floating!
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Dreamt Of Flying? Personal Flying Machine Makes Your Dream A Reality, Goes On Sale This Year!
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April 25 , 2017 , 13:17 IST
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A dream to fly is one many share, and a new start-up in Silicon Valley will be making that dream a reality as it releases 'Personal Flying Machines' for sale to the general public, available by the end of 2017 itself.
Stanford University computer science professor Sebastian Thrun, also called as the 'father' of Google's self-driving car, is the president of Kitty Hawk. Backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, the start-up Kitty Hawk has released a video of an airborne prototype, which the company claims anybody can learn to fly in two hours.
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"Our mission is to make the dream of personal flight a reality. We believe when everyone has access to personal flight, a new, limitless world of opportunity will open up to them," Kitty Hawk website states.
The single-seat aircraft is propelled by eight rotors and takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter. Weighing around 100 kg, the aircraft can fly at speeds up to 40 kph (25mph) and can rise to a height of 4.5 meters (15 feet). The machine is all-electric, but the only restriction is that the aircraft has been made to be used on top of water only.
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Writer Cimeron Morrissey took the flying machine for a test run, and described the experience.
"The prototype looks and feels a lot like a flying motorcycle. You mount the seat and lean forward, just like you would on a bike," she wrote, adding "I feel light and ecstatic and utterly free. This is just like my flying dreams!"
View the test flight below: