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The Evening Post: Test Flight


First the updated Paralympic medal count.  China still has a huge lead with 132 medals.  The United States is in 6th with 47 medals.

Tonight’s Paralympic moments start with David Weir from Great Britain winning his second gold in the 2012 Paralympics.  Congrats!

From London 2012.

Also Jacqueline Freney has won her sixth gold medal in the 2012 Paralympics in swimming.  Congrats!

From London 2012.

Tonight I wanted to share this video from the University of Maryland.  This vehicle is a Gamera II Human Powered Helicopter and the goals is to continue flight testing to achieve a 3 meter (10 ft) altitude as part of the AHS Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition (‘The Sikorsky Prize‘).  This is a very cool vehicle I would want to fly!

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