Tony Stark (Iron man) is probably the most famous superhero in Marvel, but in Dubai, a team of talented engineers and pilots are trying to make the fictional hero ability come to reality.
Remarkable video footage shows a courageous pilot taking to the sky in Dubai at the 150 miles per hour with the aid of a jetpack just like Marvel superhero Iron Man.
Just like some of the Hollywood Blockbuster, a Skydiver Vince Reffef is sighted strapped to a device that takes off from a launchpad.
He took a moment to stabilize himself using the Jetpack over the water before his rapidly blast off to the sky with the speed of 150 miles per hour before pulling parachute 4,900ft above the ground.
The unconventional jet pack is controlled from the ground and capable of hovering, changing direction and performing loops.
Watch Video Below.
— litifyed (@litifyedblog) February 18, 2020
Jetman Dubai was responsible for the Jet Wing on the Jetpack, their aim is to ‘create a future for individuals flying with jet wings’ and ‘change the way we experience the world’.
The company aims to achieve 100% autonomous human flight by 2020.
‘There is a height range where humans cannot fly autonomously’, the company says on its website.
Also Read: Samsung officially reveals the Galaxy Z flip
‘It is called the grey area. By flying at altitudes never attempted before, Jetman is narrowing the grey area. And in 2020, it will disappear.’
The video shows Reffet taking off from the launchpad at Skydive Dubai on the UAE coast.
After he hovered over the water for a moment, he salutes the camera, closes his helmet and took to the sky.
It wasn’t up to 9 seconds after taking off he was about 100 meters in height, reached 655 feet in 12 seconds and reached a height of 1640 feet in 19 seconds.
In half a minute, the skydiver reached 1,000 meters traveling a the average speed of 150 miles per hour.
Also read: Upcoming iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 pro
Also, check out our latest post here