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Man Successfully Flies With Custom-Built Bird Wings

Nederlands: Scheveningen Circusplein. Kunstwer...
Nederlands: Scheveningen Circusplein. Kunstwerk "Icarus" (1999) van Jan Steen, detail. The Hague/The Netherlands. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Using videogame controllers, an Android phone and custom-built wings, a Dutch engineer named Jarno Smeets has achieved birdlike flight. Smeets flew like an albatross, the bird that inspired his winged-man invention, on March 18 at a park in The Hague. “I have always dreamed about this. But after 8 months of hard work, research and testing it all payed off,” Smeets said on his YouTube page.” (via Wired.com).