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Have You Seen This? Man flies with 54-drone craft
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A British man built a flying craft made with 54 drones, which he simply calls The Swarm Manned Aerial Vehicle Multirotor Super Drone. Rolls off the tongue, doesnt it? - photo by Martha Ostergar
UP IN THE AIR The story of man and flight might not be a tale as old as time, but its at least a tale as old as Leonardo DaVinci.

As humans we may have started humble beginnings with the invention of kites, the sketches from DaVinci and the flight tests from the Wright brothers, but now were flying humans to space and perhaps even as far out as Mars in the near future.

Youd think wed all be pretty satisfied with the relationship between humans and flight, and perhaps take a moment to rest on our laurels, at least for a few years. But it seems that will never be the case as people are always thinking of new ways to fly and to apply new tech.

This video is the proof thats in the pudding. A British man built a flying craft made with 54 drones, which he simply calls The Swarm Manned Aerial Vehicle Multirotor Super Drone. Rolls off the tongue, doesnt it?

(If it means anything to you, he created the craft with drones that are counter-rotation propellers, six grouped control channels with Hobbyking stabilization. Take off weight 148kg, max lift, max approx. lift 164kg, according to the video description. It's Greek to me.)

Its actually an incredible sight and Im not talking about his black socks paired with his shorts to see this man hover a few inches from the ground. At one point he even shoots several feet into the air, prompting a worried cry from the man behind the camera.

As far as Im concerned, this could be the basis for a sequel to Disneys Up, with 20,000 drones lifting Carls home to a new exotic local.

The only question now is has science gone too far, or has science not gone far enough?