World’s first practical civilian jetpack developed
The world’s first practical jetpack has been created for civilian use with the help of two UAE institutions.
The Martin Jetpack, which was showcased it collaboration between Emirates Advanced Research and Technology Holding (Earth), Khalifa University and the New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Company.
As well as being for military use, there is a civilian version that can travel at a cruising speed of 100kph and reach heights of 1,500 meters. It will be available to adventure lovers who have a spare US$100,000 (Dh 367,300) in their pockets.