26 Sep '16, 1am

Flying high! @UofMaryland student team has developed a solar powered helicopter @solarcityNZ

Team Gamera has a storied history, beginning with human-powered flight. Back in 2011 the students who were then working on the Gamera project broke records with the longest human-powered flight in the United States and the longest human-powered flight by a woman in the world. Gamera II achieved the highest altitude reached by a human-powered helicopter ever to that date. In 2014, students rebranded the team as the Solar Gamera, adding solar power to the aircraft’s design.

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