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Gamera Highlighted at College Park Aviation Museum

Gamera Highlighted at College Park Aviation Museum

Above: video of the world record-setting flight in July 2011.

To get ready for the upcoming flight of the new Gamera II human-powered helicopter, you can now recall Gamera I's world record-setting flights, and see vehicle components up close, at the College Park Aviation Museum.

The museum is located at 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive in College Park and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The exhibit will be in place until the end of the year.

The Gamera team will launch the second iteration of the vehicle in June as they prepare to compete for the Sikorsky Prize.

Related Articles:
Clark School Team Unofficially Satisfies Two Sikorsky Prize Requirements
Gamera Team Sets New Unofficial World Record for Human-Powered Helicopter Flight
Gamera Team Recognized by Helicopter Society
Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter Team's 97-Second Flight Record Certified by NAA
NPR Features Gamera Team
Clark School's Gamera Certified for World Records
Sikorsky Invests in Next Generation of Helicopter Engineers

May 14, 2012


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