Ready for launch – The Paravelo looks like a conventional bike connected to a two-wheeled trailer. Both the airframe and bike are made from aircraft grade aluminum.
Up, up, and away – Designed by John Foden and Yannick Read, the XploreAir Paravelo has undergone successful test flights over the English countryside
Fans of flying – Inventors John Foden and Yannick Read said: 'We spent our childhoods riding bikes and dreaming of flight'
Night flight – The bike is fitted with 'NightFire' strobe handlebars -- xenon gas strobes which are visible at 2 miles.
We have lift off – The trailer houses a giant fan, fuel for the contraption's engine and a flexible fold-away wing
Clearing the air – The lightweight airframe docks with the bike before flight. In the air, the Paravelo is driven by a 249cc two-stroke paramotor and gets lift from a retractable wing.