It's a buggy, it's a paraglider it's... Pegase!

While DARPA spends billions designing self-driven, hill-climbing Mars rovers, the French government asked a bunch of newly graduated hipsters to see what happens when you mate a Rotax with both a propeller and a wheel driven system on a tubular frame.

The result, Pegase, uses a para sail to take off in under 70 yards. It supposedly can reach 60 mph when wheel driven and 40 mph while in flight.

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That's all nice and cute but I'm sure the opponauts have tons of suggestions for improving this design.

Might I suggest you replace the puny little rotax with a 'Busa engine or better yet, something with VTEC 'cause that thing needs to kick in!

http://www.vaylon.fr/

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