Monocopter: There is really a much quicker way to accomplish what he’s apparently looking to do. It involves putting a pistol against your temple and pulling trigger.
Andreas is designing and building a turbine-powered personal flying suit. In principle this is going to be similar to the well-known “Bell Rocket Belt”, the difference is the power plant and controlling of the unit. While the “Rocket Belt”, originating form the late fifties / early sixties, used two monopropellant liquid fuelled rocket engines (peroxide motors), Andreas decided to go for a gas turbine, driving a huge fan to achieve a high mass flow of air.
Wasn’t this thing one of the deathtraps in Saw? Via Wired.