Jetpack Breakthrough

By Deane Barker on July 29, 2008

The £50,000 jetpack that lets you become a real-life James Bond: This is somewhat huge breakthrough.

[James ] Bond’s belt was the most successful — but it could only keep the superspy aloft for 30 seconds before it ran out of fuel.

More fuel was impossible because the belt couldn’t handle the payload.

Mr Martin said his revolutionary design can stay aloft for 30 minutes, a flyingtime that he believes will make it a best-seller.