Leigh Coates Gravity Jet Suit
Photo credit: Leigh Coates
British inventor Richard Browning founded Gravity Industries Ltd back in March 2017, and since then, he’s unveiled the Daedalus Mark 1, a jet pack that uses several miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight. Each of the kerosene engines are rated at 22 kg of thrust, and pilots use their arms to control the direction and speed of the flight, whilst being shown fuel consumption among other usage data within the head-up display inside the helmet. Read more to see Leigh Coates take flight.



Richard Browning has achieved a top speed of 32.02 miles per hour with the suit during a Guinness World Records attempt for ‘Fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit’. The inventor has been nicknamed the “real-life Iron Man” by media outlets around the world.

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I’ve got two jet engines on either arm and one on my back for a total of 5 engines. It burns Jet fuel (aka diesel) and has about a five minute range,” said Leigh.