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The Martin Aircraft Jetpack – Amazing Single-Person Flying Machine

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The Martin Jetpack is a single-person aircraft under development after 30 years of work. The Martin Jetpack is a game changer for aviation. It has been designed to be the world’s most practical and safest OPHAV: Optionally Piloted Hovering Air Vehicle. It can be flown manned, unmanned or as a mule.

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It uses a gasoline engine with two ducted fans to provide lift. It is specified to have a maximum speed of 40 km/h, a flight ceiling of 2,500 ft, a range of 15–20 km and endurance of about 28 minutes flight. Empty weight is 200 kg. The first customers are said to be first responders./read more: martinjetpack

The jetpack, which uses Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL), can land on rooftops covered with aerials and wires, and fly into tightly confined areas, making it a practical alternative to traditional helicopters.

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The jetpack has a composite structure pilot module that protects the pilot in the event of accident and a ballistic parachute system that can deploy and safely recover the aircraft from only a few meters above the ground./read more: martinjetpack

The Martin jetpack can carry 120 kilograms and fly at up to 74 km/h for 30 minutes at altitudes of 1000 metres. The pilot navigates via two joysticks positioned next to each hand.

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