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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2019 9:59 p.m. PST

….military use.


"JetPack Aviation, a US company, says it's taking orders for a real-life flying motorcycle powered by five modified jet engines on the base of the aircraft. The $380,000 USD vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft, called the "Speeder," will be able to reach at least 150 mph, have a 45-mile range and fly as high as 15,000 feet when it debuts next year, according to David Mayman, chief executive of JetPack Aviation, a company that creates and sells personal jet packs…."

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JMcCarroll16 Mar 2019 10:47 a.m. PST

Is this my jet pack Promised when I was a kid in the 60's?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2019 10:58 a.m. PST

(smile)

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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2019 9:25 a.m. PST

Seems a lot to pay for a 45 mile range.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa17 Mar 2019 9:57 a.m. PST

Granted it looks slightly more credible than the Russian version, but What is it actually for? Still looks like human skeet!

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