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Must be a soviet jetpack then.
Bahahaha! That had me cracking up for 5 minutes straight, no lie.
Actually this thing will be fully equipped with such a failsafe... According to the website, it has a parachute that deploys if the engine dies midflight.
Published: 9:30AM GMT 24 Feb 2010
"A company in New Zealand is to begin production of a commercial jet pack...Martin Aircraft Company, in Christchurch, New Zealand, aims to make 500 packs a year which will sell for around £50,000....Because it weighs less than 254 pounds (115kg) the jet pack does not require a pilot`s licence. It is capable of travelling 30 miles in 30 minutes on a full tank of fuel.... "
Even then, you`ll be paying 30k for them then "special jet pack fuel" from chevron. And you`ll have to take a Jet Pack Pilot`s test.
It`s a long while coming.
Or at least 1971, which is when I saw my FIRST video of the JetPacks we`d all be wearing within a year or two.
On a semi-related note, didn`t they try to build something like that in Mythbusters?
That said, This appears awesome. Now some questions, How long can you fly ?, How much does it cost ?, Do you need a pilots license ?