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Jetpacks are closer than ever to becoming mass produced, and they've come a long way since being featured in a plethora of sci-fi movies. However, all of them carry a hefty price tag...for now. We've rounded up three real-life models that actually work for your viewing enjoyment. Continue reading to see them all.

3. Go Fast Jet Pack

What do you get when you combine 5-years of development, with $1-million? The world's longest flying jetpack, capable of a 32-second flight. Jetpack International is currently working on a consumer model that will be priced at $200,000. Unfortunately, it's not designed for speed or height. One a side note, "the 'Go Fast Jet Pack' has been the vision of Troy Widgery since his childhood memories of James Bond in 'Thunderball.'"

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2. Martin Jetpack

The $75,000 Martin Jetpack is just months away from release, and to use it, "you just strap it on and rev the nuts out of it and it lifts you up off the ground." Mr Martin says 2,500 people have already signed up for to buy the jetpack, with inquiries coming from Middle Eastern royalty and U.S. millionaires.

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1. Jetlev R200

For a mere $236 per day, you can rent the Jetlev R200 jetpack. This device "propels fliers up to 30ft into the air by sucking up ocean water and powering it back through the pack." The Jetlev R200 has a harness that straps the user into the jetpack's frame, two handles for steering and stability, a throttle for speed control, and two water jets that forcefully propel out streams of water that is pumped in through a hose.

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Bonus - Swiss Jet Man









This entry was posted on 12/15/2011 01:10am and is filed under Aviation, Feature, Technology, Unusual .
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