The Martin Jetpack
It uses a gasoline engine with two ducted fans to provide a lift. Its design claims a 60-mile-per-hour maximum speed, a 5,000-foot flight ceiling, with a flight time about 30 minutes on a full fuel tank.
Top speed: 74 km/h Range: 51 km Weight: 114 kg Wingspan: 1.68 m Length: 1.70 m Unit cost: 150,000–150,000 NZD Engine type: V4 engine
Flight of the Jetpack To demonstrate flight high above the ground and the concept of the ballistic parachute as an emergency safety system, the Martin Jetpack was flown to around ...
The Martin Jetpack in action. James flies the Martin Jetpack by radio control. This is part of a flight that lasted more than 7 minutes, a record for the jetpack. We use Jetson, our weigh...
The uses of the Martin Jetpack in the future. Martin Aicraft Company has been approached by over 2500 individuals interested in buying a Jetpack. In addition we have expressions of interest for over 3000...
The Martin Jetpack is a disruptive technology, much like the helicopter was when first developed, with substantial capabilities and is able to be flown by a pilot or via remote control. The Jetpack can take off and land vertically and because of its small dimensions, it can operate in confined spaces such as close to or between buildings, near trees or in confined areas that other aircraft such as helicopters cannot access.
In 2013 it was thought that the jetpack could be available on the market as soon as 2014, and it was expected to sell for approximately US$150,000, with the initial production model aimed at military and first responder emergency crews, such as fire-fighters. A more basic model for the general public may be available by 2016.
The Martin Jetpack taking off.

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