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Jetpacks for Sale! (I want one!)

Posted by Corey Kaster on February 26, 2010

Posted by geri via GNN

Friday, 26 February 2010

Martin Aircraft of New Zealand is going to start selling commercial jetpacks for about $75,000.

The brainchild of inventor Glenn Martin who unveiled his machine last July, the jetpack is capable of travelling 30 miles in 30 minutes on a full tank of fuel.

Because it weighs less than 254 pounds (115kg) the jet pack does not require a pilot’s licence.

(READ More in the UK Telegraph)

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One Response to “Jetpacks for Sale! (I want one!)”

  1. hukiworld said

    $75,000 for something that looks like it was built in a garage- seriously! If it looked cool it might be worth paying that much but it just looks unstable, not very solid design, I am sure it works otherwise Glen would not be offering to sell it but seriously, 75G when it looks like that. That’s like me inviting the first car and having a crappy looking body, no design, just bunch of cables and wires and exhaust pipe to move the wheels…. Get my drift? I dream of having a jet-pack but one that looks nice at least. This looks like it won’t last even a few tries.

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