Jetson Jetplane

Posted on December 23, 2006  Comments (1)

photo of person flying a jet-pack with wings

Finally the Jetpacks we were promised by the Jetson’s :-) Well not really but still pretty cool. Many very cool videos (they broke link so I removed it :-( ) on the Jet-man website show the jetpack in action. The flight is controlled by body movements (not controls, other than the gas). To fly, currently, Yves Rossy jumps from a plane and then extends the wings turns on the jets. Some additional improvements are needed to allow Yves to achieve ground take-offs, aerobatic operations and vertical climbs.

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One Response to “Jetson Jetplane”

  1. CuriousCat: Jetsone Jetplane Over English Channel
    September 8th, 2008 @ 1:32 pm

    Now he is preparing to fly over the English channel with this jetwings. The plan is that…he will pull a cord and the two spring-loaded ends will snap open to give him a full wing span of just over eight feet.

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