Watch the maiden flight of a real-life jetpack

Published October 18, 2016 by lagmen
The Jetpack JB-10

For all those who dream of traveling by jetpack, there’s hope yet.

Earlier this month, Jetpack Aviation began publicly testing its newest jetpack model. According to the company, the Jetpack JB-10 can take off vertically, reaching heights of more than 3 miles and traveling at up to 60 miles per hour. Jetpack Aviation says it plans to sell the device in 2019.

There are, however, some serious drawbacks: The device will cost almost $250,000, and it can only fly for 10 minutes at a time.

Watch Jetpack Aviation make its first public test of the JB-10 model over the coast of Monaco in the video above.



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