What has two wheels and flies? This amazing bicycle, that’s what

When we were kids, we were told that flying cars would signify that we had truly reached the future. Although flying cars might still be at least a few years away, a group of Czech companies demonstrated a prototype of a flying electric bicycle in Prague earlier this week.

According to the Associated Press, the bike weighs 209 pounds and has five battery-powered propellers, and it successfully flew around the room for five minutes before landing safely. For the test flight, the design team placed a dummy on the seat of the bike. Milan Duchek, technical director of Duratec,` says more powerful batteries will be necessary in order to carry a human.

So what are we waiting for? Let’s get those powerful batteries ASAP!

[Gizmodo via Associated Press]

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