Closings and delays

Flying bicycle unveiled

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A flying bicycle made its debut flight this week in the Czech Republic.

It may not have flown high, far or for a long time -- but it flew.

The bicycle’s public debut took place at an exhibition hall in the Czech Republic’s capital of Prague.  A non-human model rode the bicycle while someone operated it with a remote control.

The bicycle uses six propellers that look like fans to lift it into the air.  It’s powered by batteries.

Three Czech companies collaborated on the flying bike.

Currently, flight time for the bicycle is limited to 5 minutes.

CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports in the video above.