When it comes to things from "Star Wars" that I'd like to see in reality, my list includes Ewoks, R2-D2, Wookies, and speeder bikes. Looks like I'll have to settle for a sort-of speeder bike.
The Aerofex hover bike has been in development for some years now, but recent test-flight videos have arrived showing it fully functioning over a dry lake bed in a desert.
The Aerofex uses two ducted fans rather than wheels. The rider's leaning controls the direction of the bike. One of the project's goals is to create a natural-feeling riding experience, much like being on a motorcycle.… Read more