Aerofex, a firm in California, has created a hoverbike that they call “Aero-X”.  Lucky for Star Wars fans, this hovercraft resembles the one from the movie ‘Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi’.  The Aero-X is about 15 feet long and 7 feet wide.  It is similar to a motorcycle except it hovers off the ground.  The hovercraft is able to lift off the ground and land without a runway.  A person could learn how to drive the Aero-X within a few days.  In addiction to recreation, the hoverbike could be used for search and rescue operations, border patrol, and disaster relief.  The goal is to have the hoverbikes available by 2017.

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