The suit is inspired by the comic book character Iron Man.
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Our paramedics and first responders are already heroes, so, what if they were also equipped with super-human abilities like the power to fly? In treacherous and difficult terrain, this could give them the ability to reach their patients much quicker and hopefully in time to save their lives.
Now, a new flying jet pack, inspired by cartoon character Iron Man, is giving first responders that ability. The hover suit allows anyone who wears it to literally fly reaching injured or ill people faster and without getting tired.
It’s ideal for dangerous terrain that is difficult to access on foot.
The special suit is equipped with 5 mini jet engines that are mounted on the pilot’s arms and back and generate a massive 1,050 brake horsepower. The suit can allow its wearer to reach record speeds of up to 85 mph (136 km/h) and altitudes of 12,000 ft (3,657 m)).
It’s created by Gravity Industries and has also been tested by the Royal Marines for Maritime Boarding Operations.
Have we piqued your curiosity? Do you want to see this jet suit in action? Do you wonder what other applications it may have? We answer all these questions and more and bring footage of the Iron Man-inspired jet suit in action.