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Local Motors announces Flypmode concept wins DARPA XC2V competition

by Jeff Glucker (RSS feed) on Mar 22nd, 2011 at 9:29AM

Flypmode wins DARPA XC2V Challenge – Click above for high-res image gallery Local Motors is all about reaching out to the crowd and sourcing the best ideas as a team. It did just that in a new design contest, in which readers were tasked with developing a vehicle for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) XC2V Challenge. That stands for Experimental Crowd-Derived Combat-support Vehicle, and three standout entries were chosen as finalists; Victor Garcia's Flypmode, Marc Senger's Kratos and Romain Chareyre's Sentinel. To borrow a phrase from philospher hip-hop... Read More

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