J. Randall Murphy
Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope
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Human Powered HelicopterOn June 13th, 2013, the AeroVelo Atlas Human-Powered Helicoptercaptured the long standing AHS Sikorsky Prizewith a flight lasting 64.1 seconds and reaching an altitude of 3.3 metres.Visit AeroVelo for more details.The competition was initially opened in 1980, and over the course of the 33 years that followed,dozens of teams from around the world pushed the limits of existing technology in pursuitof this once-thought-to-be impossible goal. This video is a compilation of footagefrom the record flight, as well as previous test flights.