Inventor readies modified jetpack for commercial availability

09/9/2011 | Popular Science

Consumers with $100,000 to spare apparently will soon be able to buy the first commercially available jetpack. Inventor Glenn Martin's flying machine takes to the air using ducted fans, a two-stroke engine and a flight-control system found in Predator drone aircraft. Martin is modifying the device to meet Federal Aviation Administration standards that require him to cap the top speed at 63 mph.

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