Jetpack Gets Permit To Begin Test Flights (With Video)

Featured image: This is the first public flight of the Martin Jetpack. It took place at AirVenture 2008 in Oshkosh. The pilot is Glenn Martin’s son, Harrison, , 10:01. CREDIT: martinjetpackUploaded by McGeddon. SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons. (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license).

From Sky News 1:10pm UK, Tuesday 13 August 2013

The jetpack, inspired by TV shows such as Thunderbirds, aims to allow ordinary people with no specialist pilot training to fly.

A jetpack prototype developed in New Zealand can undergo manned test flights after aviation authorities gave its developers a flying permit.

The chief executive of Martin Aircraft said the certification was a significant milestone in the development of the jetpack, which the company hopes to start selling next year. . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by skynews on Aug 13, 2013

Jetpack Gets Permit To Begin Test Flights

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