Since childhood dreamed about jetpacks? Now, buy this and go up into the air – not fiction. There would be money.
It should be a lot of fun – 150,000 US dollars. That’s how much money is required to buy Martin Aircraft Jetpack next year.
On sale, this “vehicle” appears in the 2nd quarter of 2016. This system really flies (unlike many similar inventions).
If you believe the authors of the project, to create a commercial version of Martin Aircraft Jetpack took 35 years. It was assumed that the release will take place in 2014, but on completion it took more time than planned.
The basis backpack – two ducted fans powered by a powerful engine with 200 horsepower. The fuel system utilizes gasoline.
Carrying capacity is 120 kg. As for speed, it reaches 74 km / h. Ceiling height – 1000 m. In this mode, the machine flies about half an hour. Then it needs refueling.
An interesting point: no novelty is positioned as entertainment for wealthy clients. First and foremost it is designed for the emergency services. Owner backpack with easy access to where the helicopter will not sit down and not pass the ambulance.
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