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Gaga unveils ‘flying dress’

Singer unveiled a high-tech, white vehicle she bills as world’s first.

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Honoree Lady Gaga attends the 23rd Annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards hosted by Glamour Magazine at Carnegie Hall on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in New York.

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NEW YORK — Lady Gaga’s album sales are already stratospheric, so why not her evening wear?

The “Applause” singer unveiled a high-tech, white vehicle she bills as the world’s first flying dress. The contraption lifted her up inside a mammoth building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where she held a launch party for her new album on Sunday.

The battery-powered dress has six booms in a hex formation.

The 27-year-old New York entertainer said later that this was “maybe a small step for Volantis” — as she calls the metal dress — but “a big-time step” for Lady Gaga.

The dress was controlled by a technician she referred to as her “pilot.”

On Sunday, it rose to about 70 inches, “but we’re still testing it,” said designer Nancy Tilbury, creative director of London-based Studio XO that worked with engineers and Lady Gaga on the creation.

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