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With eight propellers on four arms, this whirlybird is like a car-size drone.
Ever wanted to just jump in your own helicopter and zip across the sky to grab a quick coffee with your buddy?
With the SureFly personal helicopter from Workhorse, that might not be such a ridiculous fantasy.
With a price of around $200,000, this beast is a lot less expensive than a traditional helicopter.
Its eight propellers are spread across four arms, making it very stable in the air and more easily manoeuvrable than a single-rotor helicopter, according to its maker, Workhorse.
It's much the same principle as the small quadrocopter drones, like DJI's Phantom series.
These are the actual controls -- it's extremely basic in there to keep operation as simple as possible.
You can fold the four arms in half to make it much easier to store.
Just open the door and pop in!
It's made entirely from carbon fibre, to keep the weight down, including the large landing skids.
You could be as happy as CNET's Kent German inside your own SureFly helicopter!
There's plenty of space for a friend too, if you wanted to go for a whistle-stop tour of doughnut shops in your local town.
The SureFly has a maximum range of 70 miles, achieved by a petrol generator that powers the electric motors. There's also a 5-minute emergency battery supply in case the motor conks out.
Big windows mean a great view of the world from the air.
Don't put your hand here when it's turned on.
The inside of the engine.
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