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Flying Bike First Public Flight

Journalists look at a 'Flying bike' bicycle ahead of its first public flight on June 12, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic. The bike has been manufactured by 3 different companies from the Czech Republic (Duratec, Technodat, Evektor) and has been supported by French Company Dassault System. The F-Bike has four main motors (10kW) and two stabilization motors (3,5 kW). It has an estimated constant flight time of 3-5 minutes. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)

Now, a battery-powered flying bicycle

June 14, 2013

Three Czech companies have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle that successfully took off Wednesday inside an exhibition hall in Prague and landed safely after a five-minute flight. The amazing machine is currently controlled remotely while in development but its designers hope to have it capable of carrying people soon.