WATCH: Dongguan Man Invents 'Flying Scooter'

By Matthew Bossons, August 15, 2018

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A man in South China claims to have created the world’s first ‘flying scooter,’ although we’d be remiss not to point out its resemblance to a large quadcopter drone. 

According to United Press International (UPI), the aerial vehicle can seat one person and travel at a top speed of roughly 70 kilometers per hour. The machine’s maximum load is 99 kilograms. 

The sky scooter’s builder, Zhao Deli, made a video recording of a test flight in Dongguan, Guangdong. Watch below (VPN off):

Zhao hopes to one day take his invention, which can stay airborne for approximately 36 minutes, for a flight over the Yellow River, according to UPI. 

READ MORE: Chinese farmer invents 'manned luggage' with top speed of 12 mph

[Cover image: video screengrab via QQ Video]

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