Fans of the show are already familiar with the Jet Lev R200 water jet pack featured on this week's episode of TRANSLOGIC. We're just happy that our show isn't broadcast live...
Much of the reaction to TRANSLOGIC 62: Jetlev R200 has gone something like "OMG MUST HAVE! Oh, wait, it costs $100K..." True, the cost to own a recreational water jet pack may be prohibitive, but that doesn't mean you'll never get the chance to pilot one. According to Jetlev, the experience of flying an R200 won't be exclusive to the rich and famous. The idea is to make Jetlev flights more widely available via rental agencies located at vacation destinations around the world, with an aim to star
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A long time ago, there were people experimenting with using pulse jets mounted on the tips of large rotors to make simple helicopters. By the looks of things, the idea just refuses to die, except now, the blades are mounted just inches above the operator's head. Sounds safe, no? Tecnologia Aeroespacial Mexicana (TAM) is behind the project. That company actually does offer some rocket packs which get strapped onto the adventurous rider's back, so perhaps the company will go all the way with this