‘Hover bike’ prototype thrills sci-fi fans: Would you buy one?
by Lauren O’Neil Posted: August 21, 2012 5:23 PM Last Updated: August 21, 2012 5:24 PM
Footage of a high-tech “hover vehicle” developed by engineers in California has the internet buzzing this week, calling it everything from a “real life Star Wars speeder bike” to the future of robot cattle herding.
Based on a design drawn up in the 1960s but later abandoned due to rollover problems, Aerofex’s new proof-of-concept craft keeps itself stable by responding to a human rider’s natural sense of balance – much like a bicycle.
Read more at CBC.