World record for human powered helicopters

Gamera II is the second human powered helicopter (HPH), from the University of Maryland’s Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center. In this video the very peculiar helicopter, piloted by Kyle Gluesenkamp, flew for 50 seconds!

This flight surpasses Colin Gore’s incredible 40-second flight in Gamera II of a couple days ago (, with a new world record for human powered helicopters!