Jetpack Can Soar to 5,000 Feet and Reach 63 MPH

Jetpacks, once thought to be the future of travel, seemed to go the way of the flying car, but if Glenn Martin, founding director and inventor of Martin Jetpack, has his way, anyone will be able to purchase one for about $100,000 within the next 18 months. Martin Aircraft Co., located in New Zealand, passed a crucial milestone this month when it tested its Jetpack at 5,000 feet, before it deployed an emergency parachute, allowing the flying machine and its dummy pilot to drift down to the...Full Story
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