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Water-powered jetpack flying machine

November 21, 2012, 5:34 pm
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Here is a flying machine dubbed the JetLev, a water-powered flying jetpack.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Jetlev Southwest President Dean O'Malley flies using a JetLev, a water-powered jetpack flying machine in the Newport Beach harbor in Newport Beach, California.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Operators of the Jetpack can learn to take off, fly, turn, hover and land in a matter of minutes.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Flying over deep open water is possible with the assurance. The Jetlev is said to be one of the safest power sports ever invented.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • The Jetlev concept was developed in 2001 by Raymond Li, from St. John's, Newfoundland. Beginning in 2003, he and Jetlev Development Corporation in Newfoundland, Canada conducted extensive feasibility studies and concept development.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • In January 2005, the first unmanned thrust tests of the jetpack prototype were conducted, followed by the first manned flight test in Floridain March 2005.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Numerous prototype iterations, over 30 test pilots, hundreds of test flights and test hours, and countless revisions later, Jetlev Technologies, finally completed development of its Jetlev.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • According to the company, no other flying device even comes close to the Jetlev R200's stability, agility and ease of use.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Johnnie Faye Carthwright, 20, a flight instructor assistant, demonstrates flying using a JetLev, a water-powered Jetpack flying machine in the Newport Beach harbor
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • It is priced at $99,500.
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine
  • Water-powered jetpack flying machine