The XploreAir ‘Paravelo’ flies from any kind of open space and as soon as air-borne it travels at 25mph for about 3 hours at any given time, powered by a fan making use of a biofuel 249cc engine and parachute.

John Foden and Yannick Read's XploreAir X1 can certainly get to altitudes of 4,000 ft but doesn’t need to have a unique license to operate.

check out the video below to watch the bike in action.