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The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, August 15 2013 9:29 PM UTC +00:00
£9,750
pledged of £50,000pledged of £50,000 goal
153
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, August 15 2013 9:29 PM UTC +00:00

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    Pledge £5 or more About $6

    Pilot officer level: Postcard. An exclusive memento of this new era in British design! Receive a postcard of the paravelo individually hand signed by us, its designers.

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    Flying officer level: Tea mug. Like many of the most significant innovations in British history, the development of the paravelo was fuelled by a near-constant supply of tea. Printed with the words ‘My other bicycle’s a flying bicycle’ and the XploreAir logo, the mug will power your own creative projects through the wonder of caffeine. Cheers!

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    Flight Lieutenant level: Baseball cap. Every expedition needs a mission cap, and you’ll also receive the mug and postcard rewards as described above (plus our undying gratitude).

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    Pledge £40 or more About $49

    Squadron Leader level: T-shirt. By pledging to support the paravelo, you've proved you're ahead of the curve technology-wise. But what about sartorially? Worry no more about what to wear on a flamping weekend; pledge £40 and receive a high-quality, silk screen-printed T-shirt (available in white or grey).

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    Pledge £100 or more About $121

    Wing Commander level: 3D blueprint.
    Stunning A4-sized acid-etched nickel silver plate blueprint of the paravelo. The metal blueprint transforms easily into a pop-up 3D model of the flying bike, or can be kept flat as an eye-catching decorative item. Each metal plate is hand signed by the flying bicycle's designers. PLUS your name on our website as a pioneer supporter

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    Pledge £200 or more About $243

    Group Captain level: Poster-sized 3D blueprint. Stunning A3-sized acid-etched brass plate blueprint of the paravelo. The metal blueprint transforms easily into a pop-up 3D model of the flying bike, or can be kept flat as an eye-catching decorative item. Each metal plate is hand signed by the flying bicycle's designers. PLUS your name on our website as a pioneer supporter

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    Pledge £300 or more About $364

    Air Commodore level: Engraved air frame. Be forever a part of this remarkable journey by having your name, or comany name, engraved on the air frame of the paravelo X1 flying prototype as pictured in our pitch. In 100 years, when flying bicycles are ubiquitous and the paravelo X1 - the original flying bicycle - is in a museum display case, folk will surely gather to speak in awed tones of the generous souls whose support made possible a revolution in personal aviation! PLUS you receive the A4-sized acid-etched nickel silver blueprint/pop-up 3D model of the paravelo. PLUS your name listed on our website as a principal pioneer supporter.

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    Pledge £500 or more About $607

    Air Vice Marshall level: NightFire handlebars. Receive a set of original NightFire strobe handlebars for your own bicycle and stand out from the crowd (be it in air or road traffic!). As a thank you for pledging £500, we will build you your own personal pre-production NightFire handlebars as featured on the paravelo. These are designed and built by us and not available anywhere else. More details about this original invention are included in the main pitch.

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    Pledge £4,500 or more About $5,459

    Air Marshall level: Learn to fly! Spend a week in glorious Spain with us receiving professional flight tuition, accommodation, food PLUS lots of talk in the evenings about aircraft, cycling, motorbikes, jet skis etc thrown in. NO previous flying required. You will receive 5 days' tuition learning to paraglide before progressing to foot-launched paramotor flight. Capable students can in that time achieve a BHPA Club Pilot Power rating which gets you to cross-country flying standard. Insurance and flights to Spain not included.

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    Pledge £5,000 or more About $6,066

    Air Chief Marshall level: Limited edition bicycle (non-flying) based closely on the model developed for the paravelo X1 prototype. Hand-polished aluminium frame, engraved and numbered frame plate, Nightfire handlebars and display stand PLUS the A3 brass blueprint/pop-up 3D model PLUS the option to buy one of the first five paravelos to come off the production line. PLUS your name on our website as a major supporter

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